George Scharf

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Place: London

Born: 1820

Death: 1895

Nationality: United Kingdom

Biography:

Sir George Scharf KCB (16 December 1820 – 19 April 1895) was an English art critic, illustrator, and director of the National Portrait Gallery. Scharf was born at 3 St Martin's Lane, London, the son of George Johann Scharf, a Bavarian miniature painter, and older brother to Henry Scharf, actor and illustrator. He was educated at University College ...

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