Yarmouth Lugger and Other Vessels in a Calm

Name: Cecil Francis Joseph Beausire
Gender: Male
Relationship: Donor
Nationality: British: English
Date of birth: 1898-04-18
Place of birth: unknown or unrecorded
Date of death: 1972-01-11
Place of death: Europe: Northern Europe: UK: England: Merseyside: Wirral: Thornton Hough
Cause of death: unknown or unrecorded
Brief biography: Collector of British watercolours and 18th century furniture (1898 - 1972)
Further information: Cecil Francis Joseph Beausire was the grandson of Birkenhead businessman, patron and collector Joseph Beausire (1833 - 1907). Joseph Beausire had set up a trading company that operated between Liverpool, the West Indies and Latin America. He was cha... more

Name: John Sell Cotman
Gender: Male
Relationship: Maker
Nationality: British: English
Date of birth: 1782-05-16
Place of birth: Europe: Northern Europe: UK: England: Norwich
Date of death: 1842-07-24
Place of death: Europe: Northern Europe: UK: England: London: Camden; Bloomsbury
Cause of death: unknown or unrecorded
Brief biography: English painter, watercolourist and etcher (1782 - 1842)
Further information: Cotman was the son of a hairdresser, Edmund Cotman (1759 - 1843/4), and his wife, Ann Sell (1763 - 1835). He was educated at Norwich Grammar School and moved to London in 1798 to work as an assistant to the publisher Rudolph Ackermann (1764 - 1834). ... more

Name: Fine Art Society
Gender: N/A
Relationship: Previous owner
Nationality: unknown or unrecorded
Date of birth: unknown or unrecorded
Place of birth: unknown or unrecorded
Date of death: unknown or unrecorded
Place of death: unknown or unrecorded
Cause of death: unknown or unrecorded
Brief biography: Art dealership founded in 1876, specialising in 19th and 20th-century British art
Further information: The Fine Art Society is one of the world’s oldest art dealerships, with premises in both London and Edinburgh. The company specialises in British art and design from the 19th to 21st centuries. It has traded from 148 New Bond Street, London, since i... more

Name: von Holst
Gender: N/A
Relationship: Previous owner
Nationality: unknown or unrecorded
Date of birth: unknown or unrecorded
Place of birth: unknown or unrecorded
Date of death: unknown or unrecorded
Place of death: unknown or unrecorded
Cause of death: unknown or unrecorded
Brief biography: Previous owner of 'Yarmouth Lugger and Other Vessels in a Calm' (WAG 8146) by John Sell Cotman (1782 - 1842) in the Walker Art Gallery collection
Further information: No further information has been discovered about this person or organisation.