Sir Charles Lock Eastlake, RA
(English, 1793 - 1865)
Sir Charles Lock Eastlake (1793-1865)
by John Prescott Knight, R.A.

Sir Charles Lock Eastlake (17 November 1793, Plymouth - 24 December 1865, Pisa) was an English painter, writer, and gallery director in the early 19th century. He is known for his translations of art-related texts by Goethe and Franz Kugler. He was the first Director of the National Gallery in the UK, holding the post from 1850 to 1865 when he died. He was also President of the Royal Academy of Arts from 1855 until his death.

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Name:Sir Charles Lock Eastlake, RA
Dates:1793 - 1865
Nationality:English
Sex:Male
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Top owners of works by this artist
Tate Britain - London(United Kingdom - London)7 artworks
Victoria and Albert Museum - London(United Kingdom - London)4 artworks
Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter(United Kingdom - Exeter)2 artworks
City Hall, Cardiff(United Kingdom - Cardiff)1 artworks
Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery(England - Birmingham)1 artworks
Sir John Soane's Museum - London(United Kingdom - London)1 artworks
Williamson Art Gallery & Museum(United Kingdom - Birkenhead,Greater Liverpool)1 artworks
Shipley Art Gallery(United Kingdom - Gateshead, Greater Newcastle)1 artworks
Royal Academy of Arts (Burlington House) - London(United Kingdom - London)1 artworks
Lyme Park - National Trust(United Kingdom - Disley)1 artworks
Lake District - National Trust(United Kingdom)1 artworks

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This person died over 70 years ago (in 1865).

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