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What the Dickens Ever Happened To Perugini?

Italian-born English painter of the Romantic and Victorian era, Charles Edward Perugini was born in Naples, Italy, on 1 September, 1839, as Carlo Perugini. The family migrated to England when Perugini was six years of age. By the age of … Continue reading

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Yasemeen, “I Wontner Now”

Yasemeen from Arabian Nights (1919) English portrait painter William Clarke Wontner was born in Stockwell, Surrey, on 17 January 1857. Wontner received his earliest art education from his father, William Hoff Wontner, an architect, designer and renderer. Under his father’s … Continue reading

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