James Reeve (Biographical details)

James Reeve (curator; collector; British; Male; 1833 - 1920)

Also known as

Reeve, James

Biography

Collector of the work of John Sell Cotman (q.v.) and other artists of the Norwich School; curator of Norwich Castle Museum ( 1851-1910). The BM purchased his collection of works of the Norwich School in 1900 for £3000 (see Colvin's report dated 6 November 1900). A large display of his collection in the Departmental Gallery in summer 1904 (see The Times, 6 August 1904, in Girtin Archive Cuttings Book, p. 76).

Bibliography

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