George Du Maurier(1834-1896), Illustrator, cartoonist and novelist
George Louis Palmella Busson Du Maurier
Sitter in 18 portraits
Artist associated with 5 portraits
George du Maurier was a French-born author and cartoonist. He studied chemistry, but later turned to art for a livelihood. In spite of the loss of one eye when he was a young man, he became a successful illustrator and in 1864 joined the staff of Punch. His novels include Peter Ibbetson (1892), dramatised in 1915 and later made into an opera by Deems Taylor (1931), and Trilby (1894), the story of a young model who becomes a great singer when hypnotized by the musician Svengali. Du Maurier was the grandfather of novelist Daphne du Maurier.
by George Du Maurier
pen and ink on paper, 3 April 1881
- George Llewelyn Davies (grandson)
- Nico Llewelyn Davies (grandson)
- Angela Du Maurier (granddaughter)
- Dame Daphne Du Maurier (granddaughter)
- Sir Gerald Du Maurier (son)
- Jeanne Du Maurier (granddaughter)
- Jack Llewelyn Davies (grandson)
- Michael Llewelyn Davies (grandson)
- Peter Llewelyn Davies (grandson)
- Sylvia Jocelyn Llewelyn Davies (née Du Maurier) (daughter)
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