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William Ranken

 (1881 - 1941)
William Bruce Ellis Ranken was active/lived in New York / United Kingdom.  William Ranken is known for painting.

Biography   William Ranken


"William Bruce Ellis Ranken was born in Edinburgh in 1881, the second son of Robert Burt Ranken, a prosperous lawyer, and his wife Mary.  He was educated at Eton and The Slade School of Art under Henry Tonks.  He had his first one man exhibition at the Carfax Gallery, London in 1904, a gallery much favoured by Sargent at that time.  Moving in the circles of Edwardian aesthetes, it is known that he was well acquainted with Sargent by 1908 and Wilfrid Gabriel de Glehn.  By 1914 he was living at 14 Cheltenham Terrace, Chelsea, a couple of minutes walk away from Sargent's studio in Tite Street.  Unable to serve in the First World War due the effects of childhood polio, he subsequently went to America on a commission thr   ...  Displaying 750 of 3774 characters.

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Interior view of `The Dining Room of 20 Portman Square` London, Showing the Robert Adam interior and large Pre-Renaissance Painting. Now Home House Private Members Club.
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` La Maison Carree, Nimes `
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Portrait of the character Eliza Doolittle from Pygmalion, seated half-length, a flower in her left hand
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