Later Victorian Portraits Catalogue
Philip Hermogenes Calderon (1833-1898), Historical and genre painter
Calderon was very tall, with long limbs and a beaky nose; he was said to look like a Spanish gentleman translated into English. Temperamentally he had a personality that persuaded and even commanded but was also very witty [with] an uncompromising spirit and withal most fascinating manner who could be severe and unflinching and yet as tender as a child. 
Dr Jan Marsh
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