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Marion Henry Alexander Spielmann, 1858-1948

Nationality: English
Date of Birth: 1858.05.22
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Date of Death: 1948.10.02
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Marion Henry Alexander Spielmann, journalist and writer on art, married Mabel Henrietta Samuel in December 1880.


Spielmann was the editor of The Magazine of Art from 1887-1904. He was the art critic of the Graphic (1882-1914), the Pall Mall Gazette (1883-7), the Morning Post, the Globe and others. He bought Study in Grey for the Portrait of F. R. Leyland (YMSM 95) at JW's bankruptcy sale in 1880. He was a member of The Arts Club 1894 until at least 1920.


Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford, 1997.