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 Alfred Edward Chalon

Alfred Edward Chalon

Birth
Geneva, Geneva, Geneve, Switzerland
Death 3 Oct 1860 (aged 80)
Kensington, Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, Greater London, England
Burial Highgate, London Borough of Camden, Greater London, England
Memorial ID 10545 · View Source
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Artist. Born in Geneva to French parents. His father became a professor at the Royal Military College in Sandhurst, and the family moved to England. He joined the Associated Artists in Water-Colours in 1797. In the Academy, he was elected an associat (ARA) in 1812, then academician (RA) in 1816. His work became highly fashionable. He came to the attention of Queen Victoria and she asked him to paint her first visit to the House of Lords in 1837. Afterwards, the queen appointed him as painter in watercolour. The head and shoulders of this portrait were featured on many British colonial postage stamps. A bachelor his whole life he died at Campden Hill, in Kensington, London.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 10 Jul 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10545
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Alfred Edward Chalon (15 Feb 1780–3 Oct 1860), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10545, citing Highgate Cemetery (West), Highgate, London Borough of Camden, Greater London, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .