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Jerry Barrett

(1824-1906), Painter

Sitter in 4 portraits
Artist associated with 9 portraits

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Sarah Kimbell

31 December 2021, 17:21

According to a family document I have ('Some account of the life of Thomas Pease who died in January 1884' written by his widow (Susanna Ann, nee Fry) for their children), Thomas travelled to southern Europe after the death of his first wife, in the winter of 1844. "I think it was in the course of this winter that he met with Jerry Barrett then travelling as an artist and took him on to Constantinople, an act of generous kindness which was never forgotten by J.B. and was the beginning of a lasting friendship".

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