Corbaux, Fanny (F)

Surname: Corbaux
Forename(s): Marie Françoise Catherine Doetger (Fanny)
b. 1812. d. 1 February 1883. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Portrait painter (especially miniatures), illustrator, and biblical critic. Sister of the artist Louisa Corbaux. Self taught, and earned her living as an artist from 1827. Society of Arts medal winner; honorary member of the Society of British Artists. Invented kalsomine paint (whitewash with zinc oxide). Book illustrations included Moore’s Pearls of the East (1837). Biographical information: ODNB ; Wood 105. (AC, SP)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 2
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
The Parted 1841 Forget-Me-Not Illustrator 15378
Leila 1844 The Keepsake Illustrator 5014