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Evelyn De Morgan

Evelyn De MorganAKA Evelyn Pickering

Born: 30-Aug-1855
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1919
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Brookwood Cemetery, London, England

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Painter

Nationality: England
Executive summary: British Pre-Raphaelite painter

De Morgan studied at the Slade School. She lived in Florence for a while with her Pre-Raphaelite painter uncle John Rodham Spencer Stanhope. She was influenced by Edward Burne-Jones and Sandro Botticelli.

Her best known painting is probably Ariadne in Naxos. Other well known paintings by De Morgan include Queen Eleanor and Fair Rosamund, Gloria In Excelsis, and The Love Potion.

Father: Percival Pickering (lawyer)
Mother: Anna Maria Wilhelmina Spencer-Stanhope
Husband: William de Morgan (ceramicist, m. 1887, d. 1917)

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