Ernest Abraham Hart (Biographical details)

Ernest Abraham Hart (medical; collector; journalist/critic; British; Male; 1835 - 1898)

Also known as

Hart, Ernest; Hart, Ernest Abraham; Hart, E

Biography

Surgeon, dean of St Mary's Hospital medical school (1863-8), medical journalist; editor of the British Medical Journal from 1867 until death. Formed a collection of Japanese paintings and prints, many of which were purchased by the Museum from his widow (q.v.). Other pieces formerly in his collection entered through various sources.

Bibliography

Ernest Hart, 'Lectures on Japanese Art Work and Art Industries' (Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures, and Commerce, 1887)