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Orpen, Sir William Newenham Montague (1878–1931), painter

Bruce Arnold

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198662037
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:
Orpen, Sir William Newenham Montague (1878–1931), painter

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Orpen, Sir William Newenham Montague (1878–1931), painter, was born on 27 November 1878 at Oriel, Blackrock, co. Dublin, the fifth and youngest child of Arthur Herbert Orpen, a solicitor, and Anne Caulfeild, a member of the earl of Charlemont's family. Orpen's grandfather Sir Richard Orpen...

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