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date: 25 August 2019

Solomon, Rebeccalocked


British, 19th century, female.

Born 1832, in London; died 1886, in London, knocked down by a cab.

Painter. History painting, portraits, genre scenes, religious themes.


Rebecca Solomon was the sister of Abraham and Simeon Solomon. She studied under Abraham at the Spitalfields School of Design in London and worked as a studio assistant for Millais to supplement her income. The public humiliation that followed her brother Simeon's prosecution for sodomy in ...

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