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List Of Notable Burials At Kensal Green Cemetery
This is an incomplete list of burials at Kensal Green Cemetery
Kensal Green Cemetery
by occupation.Contents1 Architects 2 Art 3 Business 4 Circuses 5 Engineering 6 Explorers 7 Funerals 8 Legal 9 Medicine 10 Military 11 Music 12 Photography 13 Politics 14 Religion 15 Royalty & aristocracy 16 Scientists 17 Sport 18 Theatre 19 Writing 20 Others 21 References 22 External linksArchitects[edit] Thomas Allom<
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John William Waterhouse
John William Waterhouse
John William Waterhouse
RA (6 April 1849 – 10 February 1917) was an English painter known for working first in the Academic style and for then embracing the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood's style and subject matter
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William Salter (artist)
William Salter (1804 – 22 December 1875) was an English portrait painter of the 19th century.[1] His best known work was a painting of 83 people at a banquet in 1836 organised by the Duke of Wellington
Duke of Wellington
to celebrate their victory at the Battle of Waterloo.[2] The painting is called The Waterloo Banquet 1836 and today is at Apsley House.Contents1 Biography1.1 The painting of the Waterloo Banquet 1.2 Other work2 References 3 External linksBiography[edit] Salter was born in 1804 (baptised on 26 December 1804) and educated in Honiton, Devon. He was able to work in James Northcote's studios from 1822. Five years later he went on a Grand Tour
Grand Tour
to Italy. Unlike other grand tourers Salter took up employment as a professor at Florentine Academy of Fine Arts
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Sir Charles Lock Eastlake
Sir Charles Lock Eastlake PRA (17 November 1793 – 24 December 1865) was an English painter, gallery director, collector and writer of the early 19th century.Contents1 Life 2 Legacy 3 Publications 4 See also 5 References 6 External linksLife[edit]Christ Lamenting over Jerusalem, one of Eastlake's most popular biblical paintings.Eastlake was born in Plymouth, Devon, the fourth son of an Admiralty lawyer. He was educated at local grammar schools in Plymouth and, briefly, at Charterhouse (then still in London).[2] He was committed to becoming a painter, and in 1809 he became the first pupil of Benjamin Haydon and a student at the Royal Academy schools in London — where he later exhibited.Napoleon on the Bellerophon.However his first exhibited work was shown at the British Institution in 1815, a year in which he also visited Paris and studied works in the Louvre (then known as the Musée Napoléon)
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Charles Locke Eastlake
Charles Locke Eastlake (11 March 1836 – 20 November 1906) was a British architect and furniture designer. Eastlake was born in Plymouth. Trained by the architect Philip Hardwick (1792–1870), he popularized William Morris's notions of decorative arts in the Arts and Crafts style, becoming one of the principal exponents of the revived Early English or Modern Gothic style popular during the nineteenth century. He did not make any furniture; his designs were produced by professional cabinet makers. The style of furniture named after him, Eastlake style, flourished during the later half of the nineteenth century
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William Powell Frith
William Powell Frith
William Powell Frith
RA (19 January 1819 – 9 November 1909) was an English painter[1] specialising in genre subjects and panoramic narrative works of life in the Victorian era. He was elected to the Royal Academy
Royal Academy
in 1853, presenting The Sleeping Model as his Diploma work.[2][3] He has been described as the "greatest British painter of the social scene since Hogarth".[4]Contents1 Early life 2 Career2.1 Exhibitions and legacy3 Personal life 4 Gallery 5 Writings 6 References and sources 7 Further reading 8 See also 9 External linksEarly life[edit] William Powell Frith
William Powell Frith
was born in Aldfield, near Ripon
Ripon
in North Yorkshire on 19 January 1819. Frith was encouraged to take up art by his father, a hotelier in Harrogate
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John Calcott Horsley
John Callcott Horsley RA (29 January 1817 – 18 October 1903), was an English Academic painter of genre and historical scenes, illustrator, and designer of the first Christmas card. He was a member of the artist's colony in Cranbrook.Contents1 Childhood and education 2 Family life 3 Career 4 See also 5 Notes 6 References 7 Further reading 8 External linksChildhood and education[edit] Horsley was born in London, the son of William Horsley, the musician, and grand-nephew of Sir Augustus Callcott. His sister Mary Elizabeth Horsley wed the famous British engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel in 1836. Horsley was mentored by William Mulready and Augustus Wall Callcot who sent him at age thirteen to study at Dr Henry Sass's academy where he met D.G Rossetti, J. Millais and W.P. Frith; in his biography Horsley recalls Dr Sass as being vain and untalented.[1] Following preparatory school Horsley studied painting at the Royal Academy schools where he met Thomas Webster
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Anna Brownell Jameson
Anna Brownell Jameson (nee Murphy) (17 May 1794 – 17 March 1860) was the first English art historian. Born in Ireland (she migrated to England at the age of four), she became a well-known British writer and contributor to nineteenth-century thought on a range of subjects including early feminism, art history (particularly sacred art), travel, Shakespeare, poets, and German culture. Jameson was connected to some of the most prominent names of the period including Fanny Kemble, Elizabeth Barrett-Browning and Robert Browning, Harriet Martineau, Ottilie von Goethe (the daughter of Goethe), Lady Byron, Charles and Elizabeth Eastlake, and Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon.Contents1 Biography 2 References 3 Further reading 4 External linksBiography[edit] Anna Murphy (later Jameson) was born in Dublin. Her father, Denis Brownell Murphy (died 1842), was a miniaturist and enamel painter
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Charles Robert Leslie
Charles Robert Leslie
Charles Robert Leslie
RA (19 October 1794 – 5 May 1859) was an English genre painter.Contents1 Biography 2 Works 3 Notes 4 Writings 5 References 6 External linksBiography[edit] Leslie was born in London
London
to American parents. When he was five years of age he returned with them to the United States, where they settled in Philadelphia. Leslie completed his education and afterwards became apprenticed to a bookseller
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John Graham Lough
John Graham Lough (8 January 1798 – 8 April 1876)[1] was an English sculptor known for his funerary monuments and a variety of portrait sculpture. He also produced ideal classical male and female figures.Contents1 Life 2 Works 3 Bibliography 4 ReferencesLife[edit] John Graham Lough was born at Black Hedley Hall near Consett, County Durham, one of eleven children born to William Lough of Aycliff, County Durham and Barbara Clementson of Dalton, Northumberland. His father was a farmer near Hexham and he may himself have worked as a farmer in his youth. He was later apprenticed to a stonemason, at Shotley Field near Newcastle upon Tyne. He later found work in Newcastle as an ornamental sculptor and carved the decorations on the building of the city's Literary and Philosophical Society.[2] Lough came to London by sea in 1825 to study the Elgin Marbles at the British Museum
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William Calder Marshall
William Calder Marshall
William Calder Marshall
RA (18 March 1813 – 16 June 1894) was a Scottish sculptor.Contents1 Life 2 References 3 Sources 4 External linksLife[edit] Born in Edinburgh, he attended the Royal High School and Edinburgh University before enrolling at the Royal Academy
Royal Academy
school in London
London
in 1834, where he won the silver medal. He studied under Francis Chantrey and Edward Hodges Baily, and then, in 1836 went to Rome to pursue his study of classical sculpture, staying for two years. In 1844, he participated in an exhibition held at Westminster Hall
Westminster Hall
to select artists to decorate the rebuilt Palace of Westminster
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John Trivett Nettleship
John Trivett Nettleship (11 February 1841 – 31 August 1902) was an English artist, known as a painter of animals and in particular lions. He was also an author and book illustrator.Contents1 Life 2 Writing 3 Family 4 Books 5 Notes 6 References 7 Further reading 8 External linksLife[edit] He was born in Kettering, Northamptonshire on 11 February 1841, the second son of Henry John Nettleship, a solicitor there, and brother of Henry Nettleship, Richard Lewis Nettleship, and of Edward Nettleship, the ophthalmic surgeon. His mother was Isabella Ann, daughter of James Hogg, vicar of Geddington and Master of Kettering Grammar School. [1] Nettleship was for some time a chorister at New College, Oxford. Afterwards he was sent to the cathedral school at Durham, where his brother Henry had preceded him. Having won the English verse prize on the subject of "Venice" in 1856, he was taken away comparatively young, in order to enter his father's office
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Ada Alice Pullen
Dorothy Dene (1859 – 27 December 1899), born Ada Alice Pullen, was an English stage actress and artist's model for the painter Frederick Leighton and some of his associates. Dene was considered to have a classical face and figure and a flawless complexion. Her height was above average and she had long arms, large violet eyes and abundant golden chestnut hair.Contents1 Biography 2 Career as a model 3 Relationship with Leighton 4 Acting career 5 Paintings of Dorothy Dene 6 References 7 External linksBiography[edit] Dene was born in New Cross, London, in 1859; her birth name was Ada Alice Pullen.[1] She came from a large family of girls, a number of whom earned their living from acting on stage. She lived with her four sisters in an apartment in South Kensington, London. Career as a model[edit]Dorothy Dene in the 1880sAccording to a story published in 1897, Leighton chose her as the one woman in Europe whose face and figure most closely tallied with his ideal
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Robert William Sievier
Robert William Sievier FRS (24 July 1794 – 28 April 1865)[1] was a notable English engraver, sculptor and later inventor of the 19th century.Contents1 Engraver and sculptor1.1 Other works2 Inventor 3 References 4 External linksEngraver and sculptor[edit] Sievier showed an early talent for drawing, and studied under John Young and Edward Scriven, before attending the Royal Academy Schools from 1818. His speciality was portrait engravings, though he also did other works, including subjects from William Etty (whose portrait he also engraved).[2] By 1823, however, he had abandoned engraving for sculpture. His sculpture portrait subjects included Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha and Sir Thomas Lawrence (the latter work now in the Sir John Soane's Museum[3]). His students included William F Woodington and Musgrave Watson. Sievier exhibited at the Royal Academy from 1822 until 1844, and his output there included several busts, figure subjects, gravestones and monuments
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John Scarlett Davis
John Scarlett Davis
John Scarlett Davis
(1 September 1804 – 29 September 1845), or Davies, was an English landscape, portrait and architectural painter, and lithographer.[1] Life and work[edit]The Spaniards - Hampstead Heath, c. 1844 possibly his last work[1]Davis was born in Leominster
Leominster
(the building, 2 High Street, survives[1]), the second of five children of James Davis, a silversmith and watchmaker.[2] Scarlett was his mother's maiden name; she was a distant relation of James Scarlett, 1st Baron Abinger.[2] At the age of eleven, Davis won an award from the local society for the encouragement of the arts. He studied at the Royal Academy
Royal Academy
Schools in London, and began exhibiting his works at the annual Royal Academy shows in 1825 (with the painting "My Den"). He last exhibited in London
London
in 1844
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Robert Smirke (painter)
Robert Smirke RA (15 April 1753 – 5 January 1845) was an English painter and illustrator, specialising in small paintings showing subjects taken from literature. He was a member of the Royal Academy.[1][2]Contents1 Life 2 Works 3 Gallery 4 Sources 5 External linksLife[edit] Smirke was born at Wigton
Wigton
near Carlisle, the son of a travelling artist. When he was twelve he was apprenticed to a heraldic painter in London, and at the age of twenty began to study at the Royal Academy Schools. In 1775 he became a member of the Incorporated Society of Artists, with which he began to exhibit by sending five works; he showed works there again in 1777 and 1778
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