CORBOULD, Alfred Hitchens

1821 - 1874

Alfred Hitchens Corbould, was born on 2 November 1821, twin son with Henry, of Henry Corbould (1787-1844), who worked in the art department at the British Museum, and his wife Mary née Pickles (1786-1827). A 'pupil of Herring a celebrated painter of racehorses' and between 1844 and 1863, Corbould exhibited 20 portraits at the Royal Academy. He married at Fulham, London on 31 October 1848, Mary Grace, daughter of Samuel Brown Keene, solicitor, of London and Ipswich, and his wife Mary, daughter of John Sparrowe of the Ancient House, Ipswich. Mary Grace, who was the sister of Charles Samuel Keene [q.v.], died on 8 March 1895. Alfred died at his residence 86 Warwick Gardens, London on 5 December 1874. They had five children including artist Walton Corbould [q.v.]. At the Suffolk Fine Arts Association exhibition at Ipswich in 1850 was exhibited by A. Corbould 'Jack-in-the-Box' which could also have been by Aster Corbould [q.v.].

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