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Henry Vandyke Carter

Henry Vandyke Carter

Henry Vandyke Carter was born on 22 May 1831, and was the eldest son of the artist Henry Barlow Carter. He was formally educated at Hull Grammar School before apprenticing as an apothecary-surgeon and taking medical courses at St George’s Hospital in London. In June 1853, Carter became a student in human and comparative anatomy […]

Lord Frederic Leighton

Lord Frederic Leighton

Frederic Leighton, 1st Baron Leighton PRA 3 December 1830 – 25 January 1896 He became Sir Frederic Leighton between 1878 and 1896, was an English painter and sculptor. His works depicted historical, biblical, and classical subject matter. Leighton was bearer of the shortest-lived peerage in history; after only one day his hereditary peerage ended with […]

John Atkinson Grimshaw

John Atkinson Grimshaw

John Atkinson Grimshaw 6 September 1836 to 13 October 1893 John Atkinson Grimshaw was a Victorian-era artist, a “remarkable and imaginative painter” known for his city night-scenes and landscapes. His early paintings were signed “JAG,” “J. A. Grimshaw,” or “John Atkinson Grimshaw,” though he finally settled on “Atkinson Grimshaw.” Atkinson Grimshaw was born 6 September 1836 […]

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