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date: 25 August 2019

Solomon, Rebeccalocked

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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.

Pre-Raphaelite.

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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