Scharf, George, 1820-1895

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Scharf, George

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Scharf, George, the younger (British art historian, painter, and printmaker, 1820-1895)

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Scharf, Sir George 1820-1895

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Scharf, George, Jun., 1820-1895

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George Scharf the Younger

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Scharf, George, le jeune

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George Scharf Sir

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S, G. 1820-1895

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Scharf, George, II

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1820-12-16

1820-12-16

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1895-04-19

1895-04-19

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Biographical History

The English draftsman, illustrator and art historian George Scharf was the son of the homonymous German-born artist settled in London in 1816. In 1840 and 1843 he travelled as official artist with a government expedition to Asia Minor. In 1857 Scharf became art secretary for the Manchester Art Treasures exhibition, and was appointed secretary to the newly founded National Portrait Gallery, becoming its director in 1882. He researched, published and lectured on British portraiture.

From the description of Correspondence, 1849-1894. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 78927268

The son of a Bavarian painter who settled in England in 1816, Sir George Scharf was a British art critic and a specialist in British portraiture. In 1857 he was appointed secretary and director of the newly founded British Portrait Gallery.

From the description of George Scharf letter, 1878 July 6. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 320835449

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https://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q1508241

https://www.worldcat.org/identities/lccn-n87141122

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Subjects

Artists--Correspondence

Etching

Art--Private collections

Hermes (Greek deity)--Manuscripts

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engraving

Autolycus (Fictitious character : Shakespeare)

Hermes (Greek deity)

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Portraits

Autolycus (Fictitious character : Shakespeare)--Manuscripts

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Britons

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Art critics--England

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England

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England--London

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Great Britain

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