Louis Fagan (Biographical details)

Louis Fagan (curator; printmaker; painter/draughtsman; author/poet; British; Male; 1845 - 1903)

Also known as

Fagan, Louis Alexander

Biography

Curator, writer and artist; born at Naples; grandson of Robert Fagan and son of the George Fagan (qq.v.) who was a friend and political ally of Anthony Panizzi; 1869-92, assistant, later senior assistant, in the Department of Prints and Drawings at the British Museum; wrote numerous works on the BM collections and on Italian life, the latter with his own illustrations, and acted as Panizzi's literary executor. Died at his home in Florence.

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