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George Augustus Frederick Cavendish Bentinck, 1821-1891

Nationality: British
Date of Birth: 1821.07.09
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Date of Death: 1891.04.09
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Identity:

George Augustus Frederick Cavendish Bentinck, MP, was a lawyer, writer on art and Trustee of the British Museum. George Frederick Watts painted his wife and children (c. 1860, Tate Britain, London).

Life:

He was invited to the Private View of the Royal Society of British Artists when JW was President in 1887.

Bibliography:

'Wills and Bequests', Times, London, 25 June 1891, p. 5.