28th Generation

1085. Matthew John FORTESCUE-BRICKDALE161 was born about 1821 in Newtown, Gloucs.

Matthew John FORTESCUE-BRICKDALE had the following children:



Eleanor FORTESCUE-BRICKDALE was born in 1871. She died in 1945. Eleanor Fortescue-Brickdale studied at the Crystal Palace School of Art under Herbert Bone from 1889, then at the RA Schools. Some of her works in oils and watercolors were shown in the Exhibitions from 1896 and three solo exhibitions at the Pre-Raphaelite Dowdeswell Gallery in the 1900s. She became RWS in 1919. Her London studio was very close to Leighton House. Fortescue-Brickdale later taught at Byam Shaw's school of painting. She was an oil and watercolor painter, a designer of stained glass, and a book illustrator. As a book illustrator, Fortescue-Brickdale had a large output in the early years of this century, working on children's books and poetry. The works provided here are from her illustrations of Tennyson's Idylls of the King published by Hodder and Stoughton in 1911.