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Constantine Alexander Ionides

Member of family of textile merchants (1833 - 1900) and art collector

Ionides was a member of a British family of Greek origin. Constantine Alexander Ionides joined the family textile business in Manchester in 1850. He began to collect art on a large scale in 1878 and bequethed his collection to the South Kensington Museum (now the Victoria and Albert Museum), London, on the condition that it be kept as a separate collection. His collection was wide ranging and included works from early Italian Renaissance to the 19th century.
  • Gender
    Male
  • Relationship
    Previous owner
  • Nationality
    British; Greek origin
  • Born
    14 May 1833
  • Place of birth
    Europe: Northern Europe: UK: England: Greater Manchester: Cheetham Hill
  • Died
    29 June 1900
  • Place of death
    Europe: Northern Europe: UK: England: Sussex: Hove
  • Cause of death
    Unknown or unrecorded

1 item(s) from the Pre-Raphaelites collection related to Constantine Alexander Ionides

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