(1838 - 1929)
Kate Perugini was active/lived in United Kingdom. Kate Perugini is known for Portrait (children) painting.
Biography Kate Perugini
Kate Perugini was the daughter of the novelist Charles Dickens (1812-70). She
first married Charles Alston Collins (1828-73), the Pre-Raphaelite
painter whose best known work, Convent Thoughts, is in the
Ashmolean Museum, Oxford. After his death she married the artist Carlo
Edward Perugini (1839-1918).
As the daughter of the most famous writer
of his age, she enjoyed celebrity and a high profile in society. She
moved in artistic circles which allowed her to explore her own painting
and to meet many of the most inspirational men and women of London,
Paris and Italy.
Millais encouraged Kate’s ambitions and she became a
successful portrait painter, particularly insightful when painting
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