Portico of the Temple of Bacchus, Baalbec

Name: Agnew's Gallery
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Relationship: Previous owner
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Brief biography: Former art dealers and print publishers (1817 - 2013)
Further information: Thomas Agnew took over sole control of an art dealers founded by Vittore Zanetti (dates unrecorded) in Manchester in 1835. The company had originally been set up in 1817. Agnew renamed it 'Thomas Agnew and Sons'. The firm specialised in old master pa... more

Name: Cecil Francis Joseph Beausire
Gender: Male
Relationship: Donor; Previous owner
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: Francis Egerton
Gender: Male
Relationship: Previous owner
Nationality: British: English
Date of birth: 1800-01-01
Place of birth: Europe: Northern Europe: UK: England: London
Date of death: 1857-02-18
Place of death: Europe: Northern Europe: UK: England: London
Cause of death: unknown or unrecorded
Brief biography: 1st Earl of Ellesmere (1800 - 1857), British politician, writer and patron of the arts
Further information: Egerton was the 1st Earl of Ellesmere, formerly known as Lord Francis Leveson-Gower. He was a British politician, writer, traveller and patron of the arts. He was the younger son of politician and art patron, George Granville Leveson-Gower, second ... more

Name: Fine Art Society
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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: W H Holdsworth
Gender: Male
Relationship: Previous owner
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Brief biography: Previous owner of 'Portico of the Temple' (WAG 8167) in the Walker Art Gallery collection
Further information: No other information has been discovered about this person.

Name: David Roberts
Gender: Male
Relationship: Maker
Nationality: British: Scottish
Date of birth: 1796-10-24
Place of birth: Europe: Northern Europe: UK: Scotland: Midlothian: Edinburgh: Stockbridge
Date of death: 1864-11-25
Place of death: Europe: Northern Europe: UK: England: London
Cause of death: Apoplexy
Brief biography: Scottish painter in oils and watercolour (1796 - 1864) specialising in middle-eastern subjects
Further information: Roberts was the son of shoe maker John Roberts (1754 - 1840). He began his career as an apprentice to a house painter. Later he joined a travelling circus and became a scene painter in theatres working at Carlisle, Edinburgh and Glasgow. He moved t... more