Brown, Ford Madox

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Ford Madox Brown
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Name
Brown, Ford Madox Gender: M
born on 16 April 1821 at 16:00 (= 4:00 PM )
Place Calais, France, 50n57, 1e50
Timezone LMT m1e50 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gauquelin
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 26°19' s_mo.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 16°57 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 26°04'



Biography

French painter who also dabbled as a craftsman, a designer of glass and furniture. In his paintings, he is most noted for his literary subjects and the meticulous handling of his medium.

Moving to England in 1846, he became a friend of the Pre-Raphaelites, who influenced his work but he never became a member of the brotherhood. Some of his exhibited pieces include, "Chaucer at the Court of Edward III," in 1848, "The Last of England," in 1855 and "Work" in 1852. In 1861 Brown was a founding member of the William Morris company, for which he designed stained glass and furniture.

Brown was an individualist and a man of prickly temperament; he opposed the Royal Academy and was a pioneer of the one-man exhibit.

He died October 6, 1893 in London, age 72.

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Events

  • Family : Change residence 1846 (Moved to England)
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1848 (Painting exhibited)
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1855 (Painting exhibited)
  • Work : Start Business 1861 (Co-founded the William Morris company)
  • Death, Cause unspecified 6 October 1893 (in London, age 72)
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Source Notes

Gauquelin Vol 4/169

Categories

  • Lifestyle : Home : Expatriate (France to England)
  • Vocation : Art : Fine art artist (Painter)
  • Vocation : Art : Commercial artist (Stained glass, furniture)
  • Vocation : Business : Top executive (Co-founded William Morris company)
  • Traits : Personality : Eccentric (Prickly)
  • Lifestyle : Work : Work alone/ Singular role
  • Lifestyle : Social Life : Groups (Friends of the Brotherhood/Pre-Raphaelites)

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