Herbert, John Rogers, R. A. (M)

b. 23 January 1810. d. 17 March 1890. Nationality: English.
Painter. Born in Maldon, Essex. Studied at the Royal Academy Schools. Exhibited at the Royal Academy, British Institution, and in Paris at the Universal Exhibition in 1855. Married Kezia Mary Dedman on 19 March 1833. Specialized in paintings of Italian subjects and settings, especially relating to Romantic literature. Converted to Catholicism in the 1830s. Appointed master of the figure at the Government School of Design. Elected Royal Academician in 1846. Founder of *The Germ* (1852). Travelled to France (1853-1854). Member of the Institut de France (Académie des Beaux Arts). Friends with Sir Edwin Landseer. Biographical information: Wood 219. (AC, CC)

Poems associated with this person

Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
The Reprieve 1836 The Keepsake Illustrator 4206
The Appointed Hour 1836 The Keepsake Illustrator 4200
The Unearthly Visitant 1839 The Keepsake Illustrator 4466
Ascent of the Spirit 1840 Forget-Me-Not Illustrator 15173
Foscari 1840 The Keepsake Illustrator 4789
Marino Faliero Taking a Last Farewell of Angiolina (His Duchess) 1840 The Keepsake Illustrator 4772
Lady Ida’s Tryst 1841 The Keepsake Illustrator 4877