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Charles Wellington Furse (1868-1904)

Artist associated with 6 portraits
Charles Wellington Furse was the son of C.W. Furse, archdeacon of Westminster, and was a distant relative of Joshua Reynolds. He entered the Slade School of Art in 1884, winning the Slade scholarship in the following year, and completed his education at Julian's atelier in Paris. Furse opened a portrait studio in Chelsea in the early 1890s. By the turn of the century, he had gained a reputation as a highly successful portrait painter. However, by this time his health was seriously impaired by the tuberculosis from which he suffered; he died at the young age of thirty-six.

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Henry Jackson

by Charles Wellington Furse
oil on canvas, 1889
NPG 5045


Charles John Darling, 1st Baron Darling

by Charles Wellington Furse
oil on canvas, 1890
NPG 3546


John Murray

by Charles Wellington Furse
oil on canvas, circa 1891
NPG 1885


Charles William de la Poer Beresford, Baron Beresford

by Charles Wellington Furse
oil on canvas, exhibited 1903
NPG 1935


Sir Francis Galton

by Charles Wellington Furse
oil on canvas, 1903
NPG 3916


Henry Jackson

by William Strang, after Charles Wellington Furse
mezzotint, before 1921 (1889)
NPG D36472

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