George Wallis

George Wallis

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. George Wallis, FSA, (1811-1891), artist, museum curator and art educator, was the first Keeper of Fine Art Collection at South Kensington Museum (Victoria & Albert Museum, London). George Wallis, son of John Wallis (1783-1818) and his wife Mary, n e Price (1784-1864), was born at Wolverhampton on 8 June 1811. His father died early, and George Wallis was adopted by his grand-uncle, John Worralow, who was a famous maker of steel-jewellery at the time of George III. George Wallis was educated at the Grammar School from 1825 to 1827 and received initial training in japanned ware painting. He practised as an artist and art educator in Wolverhampton from 1827 to 1832, but then left for Manchester where he lived the next five years.show more

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  • Paperback | 132 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 204g
  • Cel Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134959952
  • 9786134959957