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STANHOPE, John Roddam Spencer (1829 - 1908), Painter, watercolourist, fresco artist, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
STANHOPE, John Roddam Spencer (1829 - 1908), Painter, watercolourist, fresco artist, draughtsman

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British, 19th century, male.

Born 20 January 1829, in Cannon Hall; died 2 August 1908, in Florence, Italy.

Painter (gouache), watercolourist, fresco artist, draughtsman. Allegorical subjects, genre scenes.

Symbolism.

Pre-Raphaelite (related to).

John Roddam Spencer Stanhope came from a large family of aristocrats. His maternal grandfather was the Earl of Leicester. He studied under G.F. Watt, in spite of his parents' opposition,

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