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Adamson, Joy-Friederike Victoria, (20 Jan. 1910–3 Jan. 1980), painter since 1938, research on wild animals since 1956, and author since 1958  

Born 20 Jan. 1910; d of Victor and Traute Gessner; m 1st, 1935, Victor von Klarwill (Austrian); 2nd, 1938, Peter Bally (Swiss); 3rd, 1943, George Adamson (British); ...


Appel, Karel Christian, (25 April 1921–3 May 2006), Dutch artist (painter)  

Born 25 April 1921; s of Jan Appel and Johanna Chevallier; died 3 May 2006

Dutch artist (painter)


Arnold, Eve, (21 April 1912–4 Jan. 2012), photographer and writer  

Hon. OBE 2003

Born Philadelphia, 21 April 1912; m 1948, Arnold Arnold (marr. diss.); one s; died 4 Jan. 2012

photographer and writer

Took a 6-week photography class with Alexei Brodovitch, at New Sch. for Social Research, NY, ...


Arp, Jean (Hans), (16 Sept. 1887–7 June 1966), Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur, 1960; sculptor; painter; engraver; writer of poetry and prose  

Born Strasbourg, 16 Sept. 1887; s of Pierre Arp; m 1st, 1921, Sophie Taeuber (d 1943); 2nd, 1959, Marguerite Hagenbach; no c; died...


Ashton, Kenneth Bruce, (9 Nov. 1925–8 Sept. 2002), General Secretary, National Union of Journalists, 1977–85  

Born 9 Nov. 1925; m 1955, Amy Anne Sidebotham; three s (and one s decd); died 8 Sept. 2002

General Secretary, National Union of Journalists, ...


Ault, Norman, (17 Dec. 1880–6 Feb. 1950), author and artist  

Hon. MA (Oxon)

Born 17 Dec. 1880; s of John K. Ault, West Bromwich; m 1st, Lena Marian, e d of Lt-Col T. Lockhart, Newbury; two ...


Balfour, Nancy, (1911–29 Aug. 1997), President, Contemporary Art Society, since 1984 (Chairman, 1976–82)  

OBE 1965

Born 1911; d of Alexander Balfour and Ruth Macfarland Balfour; died 29 Aug. 1997

President, Contemporary Art Society, since 1984 (Chairman, 1976–82)

Wycombe Abbey Sch.; Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford (MA)...


Baroja Nessi, Pio (Don Pio Baroja), (28 Dec. 1872–30 Oct. 1956), Spanish writer, painter and etcher  

Born Vera del Bidasoa (Basque country), 28 Dec. 1872; s of Serafin Baroja Zornorza and Carmen Nessi Goñi; unmarried; died 30 Oct. 1956

Spanish writer, painter and etcher

Valencia; Madrid (Doctor of Medicine)...


Bemelmans, Ludwig, (27 April 1898–1 Oct. 1962), painter and author  

Born Merano, Tyrol, 27 April 1898; s of Lambert Bemelmans and Frances Fisher; m 1935, Madeline Freund; one d; died 1 Oct. 1962

painter and author...


Biro, Bálint Stephen, (Val), (6 Oct. 1921–4 July 2014), illustrator, painter, and author of children’s books  

Born Budapest, 6 Oct. 1921; s of late Dr Bálint Biro and Margaret Biro (née Gyulaházi); m 1st, 1945, Vivien Woolley (marr. diss. 1970; she d 1991); one ...


Blake, Vernon, (22 Sept. 1875–19 April 1930), painter, sculptor, author  

Born Reigate, Surrey, 22 Sept. 1875; s of Edward T. Blake, MD, MRCS, and A. Madeleine Hanson; m Marie Bonnin; died 19 April 1930

painter, sculptor, author

University College School; Westminster School; King’s College, London; University College, London...


Blandino, Elizabeth Assunta, (Betty), (Mrs E. A. Jones), (12 Sept. 1927–10 Sept. 2011), studio potter (self employed) and writer, since 1973  

Born 12 Sept. 1927; d of Pietro Pierino Blandino and Marie Bradlaugh; m 1973, Gwyn Owain Jones, CBE (d 2006); two step d; died 10 Sept. 2011

studio potter (self employed) and writer, since ...


Bourcard, Gustave (Amaury René), (12 Oct. 1846–17 June 1925)  

Born Rennes (Ille-et-Vilaine), 12 Oct. 1846; died 17 June 1925


Brampton, Sally Jane, (15 July 1955–10 May 2016), novelist  

Born 15 July 1955; d of Roy and Pamela Brampton; m 1st, 1981, Nigel Cole (marr. diss. 1990); 2nd, 1990, Jonathan Leslie Powell (marr. diss. 2007); one d...


Brunskill, Ronald William, (3 Jan. 1929–9 Oct. 2015), lecturer and author; Professor, Centre for Conservation Studies, School of Architecture (formerly School of the Built Environment), De Montfort University, 1995–2001  

OBE 1990; MA, PhD; FSA

Born 3 Jan. 1929; s of William Brunskill and Elizabeth Hannah Brunskill; m 1960, Miriam Allsopp; two d; died 9 Oct. 2015...


Buckle, (Christopher) Richard (Sandford), (6 Aug. 1916–12 Oct. 2001), writer; critic; exhibition designer  

CBE 1979

Born 6 Aug. 1916; s of late Lieut-Col C. G. Buckle, DSO, MC, Northamptonshire Regt, and Mrs R. E. Buckle (née Sandford); ...


Buckman, Edwin, (25 Jan. 1841–15 Oct. 1930)  

Born 25 Jan. 1841; m Annie Macdonald, 3rd d of Michael Shaw, County Cork; died 15 Oct. 1930


Burn-Murdoch, William Gordon, (1862–19 July 1939), artist; writer  

JP Berwickshire; KBGS; RCA

Born 1862; 2nd s of Wm Burn-Murdoch and Jessie Cecilia Mack; m 1897, Jean, e d of Andrew Usher of Johnstownburn; no c; died 19 July 1939...


Burnside, Helen Marion, (1844–5 Dec. 1923), artist and poet  

Born Bromley Hall, 1844; e d of late John Fullerton Burnside; died 5 Dec. 1923

artist and poet


Calthrop, Dion Clayton, (2 May 1878–7 March 1937), artist and writer  

Born 2 May 1878; s of John Clayton, actor, and Eve Boucicault; m Mary Violet Marsden; died 7 March 1937

artist and writer