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Edward Read

 (1869 - 1935)
Edward Harry (Henry) Handley Read was active/lived in United Kingdom.  Edward Read is known for Painting.

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Edward Handley-Read was a very accomplished British portrait and landscape painter. Born in the London area in 1870, he studied at the Kensington and Westminster schools of art and at the Royal Academy School where he won the Creswick Prize for his works.  In 1895 he became a member of the Royal Society of British Artists.

Handley-Read grew up in a romantic and exciting time, when the British Empire was at its greatest.  Queen Victoria was ruling half the world, industry was exploding, and motor cars and planes were just being developed.  It was a time when there was so much to record and plenty of money with the new the industrial tycoons, and those making fortunes in the colonies, to support very good artis   ...  Displaying 750 of 1035 characters.

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Afternoon on the Piazetta di San Marco, Venice
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The Grand Canal, Venice
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