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Scharf, Sir George (1820–1895), artist and gallery director

Peter Jackson

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Scharf, Sir George (1820–1895), artist and gallery director, was born on 16 December 1820 at 3 St Martin's Lane, London. He was the elder son of the artist George Johann Scharf (1788–1860) and Elizabeth Hicks (1785–1869), who married at St Martin-in-the-Fields on 20 August 1820. When the family moved to ...

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