Eastlake, Charles Lock, Sir, 1793-1865

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Dates:
Birth 1793-11-17
Death 1865-12-24
Britons
English

Biographical notes:

Eastlake family: Sir Charles Lock Eastlake, painter, secretary of the Fine Art Commission, president of the Royal Academy of Arts, director of the National Gallery; his wife, Elizabeth, authoress, art historian; and his nephew, Charles Locke Eastlake, author, keeper of the National Gallery.

From the description of Correspondence of Sir Charles Lock Eastlake and family, 1833-1896. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 80460845

English painter and keeper of the National Gallery.

From the description of Letter, 1859, Feb. 7 : London, to James Carrick Moore. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35518409

Sir Charles Lock Eastlake was an English painter and president of the Royal Academy.

From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1852. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 191520160

English painter and art critic.

From the description of Letter, [184-?] Dec. 16, 13 Up[per] Fitzroy St[reet, London] to Planché, Esq. [i.e. , James Robinson Planché, n.p.]. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34363869

Charles Lock Eastlake was born in Plymouth, studied art at the Royal Academy schools and in Rome (where he lived for 14 years), and was a successful painter early in his career. He was the author of several important works on painting, was Keeper at the National Gallery, 1843-1847, Director until 1855, and became President of the Royal Academy in 1850, the same year he was knighted. He was the first president of the Photographic Society of London.

From the description of Charles Lock Eastlake letters and portrait, 1846-1864. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 106480742

English painter and author.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Rome, to Sir Thomas Lawrence, 1823 Mar. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270742830

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to Mr. Magrath, [1834] Mar. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270742826

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Fitzroy Square [London], to E. Bicknell, 1848 Dec. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270742793

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Fitzroy Square [London], to C.W. Cope, 1852 Jun. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270742782

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Upper Fitzroy St. [London], to David Scott, 1842 May 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270742843

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Fitzroy Square [London], to S.C. Hall, 1854 Feb. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270742786

From the description of Autograph letters signed (5) : [London], to C.R. Leslie, [no year] Oct. 2-1853 Dec. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270742849

Epithet: President of the Royal Academy (1850-1865)

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Subjects:

  • Physiological optics
  • Sculpture--19th century
  • Pigments
  • Painters--Correspondence
  • Painting--Competitions
  • Vision--Research--19th century
  • Painting, British--19th century

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Places:

  • Estonia (as recorded)
  • England (as recorded)
  • Tahiti, Pacific Ocean (as recorded)
  • Great Britain (as recorded)