Arthur Douglas Peppercorn

Arthur Douglas Peppercorn (28 February 1847 - 1926) was a London-born landscape painter who has been likened to Corot.[1] He was one of a group who held annual exhibitions at the gallery of the Royal Watercolour Society, including also the landscape painter James Aumonier, James Stevens Hill and John Leslie Thomson.[2] He died in 1926 in Ashtead, Surrey.[3] His daughter was the international concert pianist Gertrude Peppercorn (1879–1966); she married in 1907 the writer Stacy Aumonier (1877–1928), the nephew of James Aumonier.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ University of Glasgow Correspondence of James McNeill Whistler: Arthur Douglas Peppercorn, 1847-1926
  2. ^ Cox, Paul A. "Aumonier, James". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (online ed.). Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/30501. (Subscription or UK public library membership required.)
  3. ^ Museum of Wales online
  4. ^ Aumonier S: Extremely Entertaining Short Stories, Introduction pages x-xi, Phaeton, 2008, ISBN 978-0-9553756-3-7 (pbk.)