1897 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Anna Brownell Jameson

Frederic Boase, Modern English Biography (1892-1921) 2:55.



ANNA BROWNELL JAMESON (eld. dau. of Dudley Brownell Murphy, miniature painter, d. March 1842). b. Dublin 19 May 1794; governess to children of marquess of Winchester 1810-14, to children of E. J. W. Littleton afterwards lord Hatherton 1821-5. (m. 1825 Robert Sympson Jameson, barrister of M.T. 28 Nov. 1823, vice chancellor of Upper Canada 1837, d. Toronoto 1 Aug. 1854); resided in Germany 1833-6, 1845 etc.; lived with her husband in Canada, Sep. 1836 to March 1838; great friend of lady Byron from 1846, disagreed with her about 1853; resided in Italy 1847 etc. studying art; granted civil list pension of £100 Aug. 30, 1851; her friends gave her an annuity of £100 Aug. 30 1851; author of The Diary of an Ennuyee. By A Lady 1826; Companion to the private galleries of art in London 1842; Memoirs of the early Italian painters 2 vols. 1845, 4 ed. 1868; Sacred and legendary art 2 vols. 1848, 3 ed. 1857; Legends of monastic orders as represented in the fine arts 1850, 2 ed. 1852; Legends of the Madonna 1852, 2 ed. 1857; The history of our Lord and of his life as exemplified in works of art 2 vols. 1864. d. 57 Conduit st. Regent st. London 17 March 1860. G. Macpherson's Memoirs of life of A. Jameson (1878), portrait; Winter studies by Mrs. Jameson 3 vols. (1838); B. R. Parkes' Vignettes (1866) 441-8; I. L. N. [Illustrated London News] xxxvi 300, 309 (1860), portrait; Martineau's Biog. sketches 4 ed. (1876) 429-36; Powell's Pictures of living authors (1851) 165-77.