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John Maier Collier

  • Birth 27 Jan 1850 London, City of London, Greater London, England
  • Death 11 Apr 1934 London, City of London, Greater London, England
  • Burial Golders Green, London Borough of Barnet, Greater London, England
  • Memorial ID 8879070

Artist. English painter and writer. The younger son of Sir Robert Perret Collier (later Lord Monkswell), Collier and was educated at Eton College. After being introduced to the artist Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, he studied at the Slade School of Art in London, under Edward Poynter, before moving to Paris where he studied under Jean-Paul Laurens and then went to Munich. Collier sent a steady stream of portraits and subject pictures backto the Royal Academy in London from 1870 until the end of his life. Amongst his many portrait works are Herbert Beerbohm Tree, Ellen Terry and Madge Kendal in "The Merry Wives of Windsor". His contemporary fame rested on such works as the "Prodigal Daughter" and a "Fallen Idol".

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  • Originally Created by: Kieran Smith
  • Added: 5 Jun 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8879070
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Maier Collier (27 Jan 1850–11 Apr 1934), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8879070, citing Golders Green Crematorium, Golders Green, London Borough of Barnet, Greater London, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .