Charles Scarisbrick (Biographical details)

Charles Scarisbrick (collector; British; Male; 1801 - 1860)

Also known as

Scarisbrick, Charles

Address

Scarisbrick Hall, Lancashire

Biography

Heir of Thomas Scarisbrick (d.1833). A great collector of works of art of many kinds at Scarisbrick Hall in Lancashire (the house was decorated by Pugin c.1835-52). His collection was sold in a series of sales at Christie's, May 1861. The prints and drawings were sold on 13-14 May, where the BM purchased his Callot collection and three other lots (see sv 1861,0713.1).

Bibliography

Lugt 522 (mark traditionally mis-identified as Scarisbrick's; in fact he does not seem to have had a mark)