Reference Entry

Riviere, Briton (1840-1920), painter

Simon Reynolds

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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


Riviere, Briton (1840-1920), painter, the youngest child of William Riviere (1806-1876) and his wife, Ann, daughter of Joseph Jarvis of Atherstone, Warwickshire, was born in London on 14 August 1840. His father and grandfather and many of the Riviere family, who claimed Huguenot descent, were artists. William Riviere became drawing-master ...

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