Herkomer, Hubert von, Sir, 1849-1914

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British landscape and portrait painter, sculptor and graphic artist. Founded and directed school of art at Bushey, 1883-1904. Assumed title and prefix "von" when raised to noble rank by the Emperor of Germany in 1899. Edith Ashford came from the United States to study with him in England, and then remained there as a landscape painter. John Herkomer lived for approximately 30 years in the United States and returned to Bushey to live with his brother.

From the description of Hubert von Herkomer papers, 1883-1914. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86132760

British painter and educator.

From the description of Papers, ca. 1874-1913. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 84436955

Born in Bavaria, Hubert von Herkomer became a naturalized British citizen; a painter.

From the description of Letter by Sir Hubert von Herkomer to Frederic Shields, 1877. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 80909945

English painter and illustrator.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Dyreham, Bushey, Hertfordshire, to Charles Dickens Jr., 1890 Apr. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270473452

Bavarian-born painter in England.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Bushey, Herts, to Leopold Stern, 1889 Jan. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270466320

English painter of German birth.

From the description of Autograph letters signed (53), dated : Bushey (Herts.) [and other places, and n.p.], to [Joseph Bennett], 1888-1891 [and n.d.], including 1888 June 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270666157

From the description of Autograph letters signed (2), dated : Dyreham, Bushey (Herts.) July 13 1884, and [n.p.] Oct. 12 1889, to Mr. [John Macallan] Swan, 1884 July 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270666162

From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated : Lululaund (Bushey, Herts.) Nov. 5 1900, to an unidentified friend, 1900 Nov. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270666164

Epithet: Knight; painter

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001072.0x00010f

Bavarian born painter in England.

From the description of Autograph letters signed (32) and typewritten letters signed (5) : Washford, Taunton, Lululand, Bushey, Herts. and various places, to Dr. Baldwin, 1892 May 9-1914 May 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270859640

Bavarian-born painter living in England.

From the description of Typewritten letter signed : Bushey, Herts, to an unidentified artist, 1896 Mar. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270484694

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to Miss Ashbee, 1891 May 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270470448

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creatorOf Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colour (Great Britain). Letters received by Bernard Evans, 1878-1911. Getty Research Institute
creatorOf Vol. XVII (ff. 256). 1892-1896.includes:f. 1 Sir Walter Barttelot Barttelot, 1st Baronet: Letters to Lord Cross: 1883-1892. f. 2 Sir Robert Burnett David Morier, GCB; diplomatist: Letter to Lord Cross: 1892. f. 3 Field-Marshal Sir Frederick Sleigh ..., 1892-1896 British Library
creatorOf Vol. XVI (ff. 234). 1888-1891.includes:f. 1 John Douglas Sutherland Campbell, Marquess of Lorne; 9th Duke of Argyll: Letter to Lord Cross: 1888. f. 3 Thakur Saheb of. Bhagvatsinhji Sagramji Gondal: Letters to Lord Cross: 1888, 1894. f. 5 Sayaji Rao..., 1888-1891 British Library
creatorOf Herkomer, Hubert von, Sir, 1849-1914,. Autograph letter signed from Sir Hubert von Herkomer, Bushey, to the editor of The magazine of art [manuscript], 1890 November 1. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Herkomer, Hubert von, Sir, 1849-1914. Autograph letters signed (53), dated : Bushey (Herts.) [and other places, and n.p.], to [Joseph Bennett], 1888-1891 [and n.d.], including 1888 June 27. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf CHARNWOOD AUTOGRAPHS. Vol. IV. Artistic, dramatic and scientific autogaphs, etc.; circa 16th-20th cent. Included are Sir Christopher Wren, Sir Godfrey Kneller, William Hogarth, Sir Joshua Reynolds, Joseph Wright of Derby, William Blake, David Cox, Si..., approximately 16th century-20th century British Library
referencedIn HENRY ROWLAND-BROWN AND 'ROWLAND GREY': letters to Henry Rowland-Brown or his sister, Lilian, who wrote under the name of 'Rowland Grey', mostly rel. to the proposed W. S. Gilbert Memorial, and to Rowland Grey's work on the biography of Gilbert publi..., 1911-1923 British Library
creatorOf Herkomer, Hubert von, Sir, 1849-1914. Hubert Von Herkomer autograph letter to Samuel P. Avery, 1896. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
creatorOf Boehm, Joseph Edgar, 1834-1890. Correspondence, 1861-1891, (bulk 1871-1891) Getty Research Institute
creatorOf SUPPLEMENTARY MACMILLAN PAPERS. Vol. I (ff. 189). 1. ff. 1-92. Letters from John Morley, Viscount Morley, to Craik and his widow; 1874-1905. 2. ff. 93-145v. Letters from Sir Joseph Noel Paton, painter; 1865-1893. 3. ff. 146-189. Letters from Sir Hube..., 1865-1905 British Library
referencedIn Rivière, Briton, 1840-1920. Correspondence, 1871-1914. J. Paul Getty Center, Arts Archives
creatorOf Herkomer, Hubert von, Sir, 1849-1914. Letter by Sir Hubert von Herkomer to Frederic Shields, 1877. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Dibdin, E. Rimbault (Edward Rimbault), 1853-1941. Letters received "H", 1908-1938. Getty Research Institute
creatorOf Herkomer, Hubert von, Sir, 1849-1914. Autograph letters (9) signed : to J.E. Millais or Lady Millais, 1878 Jul. 27-1896 Jul. 25. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Papers relating to a portrait of F. C. Burnand by Hubert von Herkomer British Library
referencedIn Herkomer, Sir Hubert von, 1849-1914 : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
creatorOf Portrait of Sir Francis Burnand by Hubert von Herkomer, 1887 British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCCCXIX (ff. 294). June-Sept.1888.includes:ff. 1, 63 Henry Holiday, RA: Letters to W. E. Gladstone: 1879-1896. f. 3 Colonel Edward William Pelham-Clinton, 2nd son of Henry, 5th Duke of Newcastle: Correspondence with W. E. Gladstone: 1864-1894.... British Library
creatorOf Herkomer, Hubert von, Sir, 1849-1914. Typewritten letter signed, dated : Lululaund (Bushey, Herts.) Nov. 5 1900, to an unidentified friend, 1900 Nov. 5. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Palmer, John Williamson, 1825-1906. Papers of John Williamson Palmer, 1856-1903. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Vol. XII (ff. 202). Apr. 1880-1883.includes:ff. 1-3 Richard Bennett, election agent: Letter, etc., to R. A. Cross: 1880: Mainly printed.ff. 2-3 Elections Parliamentary: Addresses, etc., of the Conservative candidates and election Committee for So... British Library
creatorOf Herkomer, Hubert von, Sir, 1849-1914. Papers, ca. 1874-1913. Getty Research Institute
referencedIn Vol. XLI (ff. 309). 1887-1890.includes:f. 2 Countess Walburga Ehrengarde Helena de Paget,; née Hohenthal; wife of Sir A B Paget: Memorandum, rel. to socialists in South Austria, by: 1887.f. 2 Franz Josef I; Emperor of Austria: Memorandum by Lady ..., 1887-1890 British Library
referencedIn Vol. XI, 1886-1900.includes:ff. 1, 21, 26, 34, 59 Granville George Leveson-Gower, 2nd Earl Granville: Letters to Mrs. W. E. Gladstone: 1863-1889.ff. 4, 87 Edward White Benson, Archbishop of Canterbury: Letters to Mrs. W. E. Gladstone: 1884-1891.f..., 1886-1900 British Library
creatorOf Herkomer, Hubert von, Sir, 1849-1914. Hubert von Herkomer papers, 1883-1914. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Vol. II, ff. 306, H-O.includes:ff. 1, 5 Sir Francis Seymour Haden, etcher and surgeon: Letters to C. W. and C. D. Sherbom: 1880, 1902. f. 7 Louis Haghe, lithographer and painter: Letter to W. Jerdan: 1848. f.8 Louis Haghe, lithographer and painter:... British Library
referencedIn Vol. CV ( ff. 239 ). Bills, receipts, etc., of illustrators and engravers; 14 Feb. 1837 -17 Feb. 1874.includes:f. 1 John Cawse, painter: Receipt to R. Bentley: 1837.: Signed.ff. 2, 146, 147 Reverend Edward Bradley, alias 'Cuthbert Bede.': Corres... British Library
referencedIn Vol. III (ff. 333). Thomas Hardy-A. L. Kiellandt.includes:ff. 1-32 Thomas Hardy, OM; novelist: Letters to W. Archer: 1892-1909, n.d.f. 33 John Hare, comedian: Letter to W. Archer: 1885.f. 35 Mary St Leger Harrison, novelist, alias 'Lucas Malet'... British Library
referencedIn GLADSTONE PAPERS. Vol. CCXLVII (fF. 340). Correspondence with 1. Sir Henry Thring, K.C.B., Baron Thring 1886, Parliamentary Counsel to the Treasury, 1850-1894. f. 1.2. Edward Marjoribanks, 2nd Baron Tweedmouth 1894, Chief Liberal Whip, 1886-1896. f. ..., 1850-1896 British Library
creatorOf Herkomer, Hubert von, Sir, 1849-1914. Hubert Herkomer letter to Samuel P. Avery, 1883. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
creatorOf Herkomer, Hubert von, Sir, 1849-1914. Typewritten letter signed : Bushey, Herts, to an unidentified artist, 1896 Mar. 9. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf PAGET PAPERS (2ND SERIES). Vol. XXXV A (ff. 211). 1869-1899. Includes one letter (f. 200) to Lady Windsor.includes:f. 1 William Henry Lytton Earle Bulwer, Baron Dalling and Bulwer: Letter to Lady (Walburga) Paget: [1869].f. 3 Charles Adrien Prosp..., 1869-1899 British Library
creatorOf CARNARVON PAPERS. Vol. CCCIV (ff. 248). 1. ff. 1-44. Letters to Lady Carnarvon from her sons Mervyn and Aubrey; 1895-1912, n.d. 2. ff. 45-103. General correspondence of Lady Carnarvon; 1893-1922, n.d. See also Add. 60865. 3. ff. 104-117. Letters to K..., 1887-1922 British Library
creatorOf Hay, John, 1838-1905. Correspondence, 1854-1914, "Hendry" to "House". Brown University, John Hay Library
referencedIn Vol. CCCCXXVIII (ff. 314). 3 July-Dec. 1891.includes:f. 1 Andrew Carnegie, philanthropist: Correspondence with W. E. Gladstone: 1885-1897.f. 5 Charles Waldstein, afterwards Walston; Hellenist; Knight 1912: Letters to W. E. Gladstone: 1891-1895.f.... British Library
creatorOf Browne, J. H. Balfour (John Hutton Balfour), 1845-1921. Letters received, 1877-1912. Getty Research Institute
creatorOf Herkomer, Hubert von, Sir, 1849-1914. Autograph letters signed (32) and typewritten letters signed (5) : Washford, Taunton, Lululand, Bushey, Herts. and various places, to Dr. Baldwin, 1892 May 9-1914 May 9. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Ruskin, John, 1819-1900. Autograph letter signed "Brother John" : London, to John Simon, 1879 Dec. 6. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Burnand, F. C. (Francis Cowley), Sir, 1836-1917. Autograph letter signed : London, 25 April [n.y.] to Clement. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf MACMILLAN ARCHIVE. Vol. CDXLV. Correspondence with: 1. Thomas Woolner; 1863-1887, n.d. 2. Henry S. Furniss, Baron Sanderson; 1890-1913. 3. Sir Hubert von Herkomer; 1891-1911. 4. Cecil Aldin; 1912-1934.Cecil Charles Windsor Aldin, artist: Corresponden..., 1863-1934 British Library
creatorOf Shields, Frederic, 1833-1911. Correspondence, ca. 1873-1909. Getty Research Institute
creatorOf Herkomer, Hubert von, Sir, 1849-1914. Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to Miss Ashbee, 1891 May 25. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf MILLAR BEQUEST. Vols. XC, XCI. Autograph collection, 1689-1937 British Library
creatorOf Herkomer, Hubert von, Sir, 1849-1914. Autograph letter signed : Dyreham, Bushey, Hertfordshire, to Charles Dickens Jr., 1890 Apr. 17. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Herkomer, Hubert von, Sir, 1849-1914. Autograph letter signed : Bushey, Herts, to Leopold Stern, 1889 Jan. 16. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Vol. XIII (ff. 209). 1884-1885.includes:f. 1 Charles Newdigate Newdegate, MP: Letter to Sir R. A. Cross: 1884.f. 4 Christopher Wordsworth, Bishop of Lincoln: Letters to Sir R. A. Cross: 1873-1884.ff. 6, 93 Angela Georgina Burdett-Coutts, Barone..., 1884-1885 British Library
creatorOf Elliott & Fry. Letters received, ca. 1832-1894. Getty Research Institute
creatorOf Herkomer, Hubert von, Sir, 1849-1914. Autograph letters signed (2), dated : Dyreham, Bushey (Herts.) July 13 1884, and [n.p.] Oct. 12 1889, to Mr. [John Macallan] Swan, 1884 July 13. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf MS Mus. 309. RENSBURG MANUSCRIPTS. Vol. iii. Autograph album of Miss Netta Rensburg, daughter of Henry Rensburg; 1843, 1872-1904. An album containing letters and signatures of musicians, often with musical excerpts.ff. i + 231. 266 x 210mm. Limp red ..., 1843-1904 British Library
creatorOf GILBERT PAPERS. Vol. XLIX (ff. 206). 1. ff. 1-70. Letters of congratulation: P-Z, etc. 2. ff. 71-198. Congratulatory telegrams. 3. ff. 199-206. Visiting cards. Printed, and partly with congratulatory messages added.includes:f. 1 Art: Sketch by Sir ... British Library
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associatedWith Armbruster, Carl, 1846-1917. person
associatedWith Ashbee, Miss, person
associatedWith Ashford, Edith M. person
correspondedWith Avery, Samuel Putnam, 1822-1904 person
associatedWith Baldwin, William Wilberforce, person
associatedWith Bennett, Joseph, 1831-1911, person
associatedWith Bliss Lane, Arthur, Mrs, person
associatedWith Boehm, Joseph Edgar, 1834-1890. person
associatedWith Browne, J. H. Balfour (John Hutton Balfour), 1845-1921. person
associatedWith Burnand, F. C. (Francis Cowley), Sir, 1836-1917. person
associatedWith Collins, Wilkie, 1824-1889. person
associatedWith Cowen, Frederic H. (Frederic Hymen), Sir, 1852-1935. person
associatedWith Cremin, Robert, person
associatedWith Cremin, Robert, Mrs, person
associatedWith Dibdin, E. Rimbault (Edward Rimbault), 1853-1941. person
associatedWith Dickens, Charles, 1837-1896, person
associatedWith Elliott & Fry. corporateBody
associatedWith Evans, Arthur, Sir, 1851-1941. person
associatedWith Fine Art Society. corporateBody
associatedWith Furniss, Harry, 1854-1925. person
associatedWith Goupil Gallery. corporateBody
associatedWith Harcourt, George, 1868-1947. person
associatedWith Hawks, Stanley, Mrs, person
associatedWith Hay, John, 1838-1905. person
associatedWith Haynes. person
associatedWith Herkomer Art School (Bushey, England) corporateBody
associatedWith Herkomer, John. person
associatedWith Herkomer, Siegfried. person
associatedWith Mackenzie, Alexander Campbell, Sir, 1847-1935. person
associatedWith Mary Flagler Cary Music Collection (Pierpont Morgan Library) corporateBody
associatedWith Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix, 1809-1847. person
associatedWith Millais, John Everett, Sir, 1829-1896, person
associatedWith Palmer, John Williamson, 1825-1906. person
associatedWith Richter, Hans, 1843-1916. person
associatedWith Rivière, Briton, 1840-1920. person
associatedWith Royal Academy of Arts (Great Britain) corporateBody
associatedWith Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colour (Great Britain) corporateBody
associatedWith Ruskin, John, 1819-1900. person
associatedWith Ryan, Marah Ellis, 1866-1934. person
associatedWith Shields, Frederic, 1833-1911, person
associatedWith Spielmann, M. H. (Marion Harry), 1858-1948. person
associatedWith Stanford, Charles Villiers, Sir, 1852-1924. person
associatedWith Stern, Leopold Laurence, 1862-1904, person
associatedWith Swan, John Macallan, 1847-1910, person
associatedWith Vert. person
associatedWith Ward, Leslie, Sir, 1851-1922. person
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Newton, Lancashire
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Balmoral Castle, Aberdeenshire
Ireland, Europe
Great Britain
Great Britain
Ewelme, Oxfordshire
London, England
York, Yorkshire
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Painting, English--19th century
Engraving--19th century
Sculptors
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Painters
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Artists--Correspondence
Engraving--20th century
Art--Study and teaching
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Birth 1849-05-26

Death 1914-03-31

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