Anna Brownell Jameson, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Anna Brownell Jameson

Irish-born English Writer, 1794-1860; Irish/English Writer

Date of Birth: 19-May-1794

Place of Birth: Dublin, Leinster, Ireland

Date of Death: 17-Mar-1860

Profession: writer, author, art historian

Nationality: United Kingdom

Zodiac Sign: Taurus

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About Anna Brownell Jameson

  • Anna Brownell Jameson (17 May 1794 – 17 March 1860) was the first Anglo-Irish art historian.
  • Born in Ireland, she migrated to England at the age of four, becoming a well-known British writer and contributor to nineteenth-century thought on a range of subjects including early feminism, art history (particularly sacred art), travel, Shakespeare, poets, and German culture.
  • Jameson was connected to some of the most prominent names of the period including Fanny Kemble, Elizabeth Barrett-Browning and Robert Browning, Harriet Martineau, Ottilie von Goethe (the daughter-in-law of Goethe), Lady Byron, Charles and Elizabeth Eastlake, and Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon.

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