Biography

Sir Edward John Poynter, 1st Baronet (20 March 1836 in Paris – 26 July 1919 in London) was an English painter, designer, and draughtsman who served as President of the Royal Academy.

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  • Art Term

    Olympians

    The term Olympians was often used to describe certain Victorian artists whose work emphasised the classical in both style and ...

  • Tate Papers

    The Materials Used by British Oil Painters in the Nineteenth Century

    Joyce H. Townsend

    This paper reviews existing literature on nineteenth-century British artists’ materials. Sources of information, such as colourmen’s archives, artists’ diaries ...

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