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Sir Peter Francis Bourgeois

Sir Peter Francis Bourgeois

Birth
London, City of London, Greater London, England
Death 8 Jan 1811 (aged 57)
London, City of London, Greater London, England
Burial Dulwich, London Borough of Southwark, Greater London, England
Memorial ID 5399 · View Source
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Connoisseur and philanthropist. He left his magnificent art collection (which was originally acquired on behalf of the King of Poland) to Dulwich College, which comissioned a special gallery at Dulwich, designed by the incomparable Sir John Soane, to house it. Soane included a mausoleum for Sir Francis Bourgeois in the building, which is still open to the public.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 9 May 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5399
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sir Peter Francis Bourgeois (Nov 1753–8 Jan 1811), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5399, citing Dulwich Picture Gallery, Dulwich, London Borough of Southwark, Greater London, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .