Anna Brownell Jameson

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Birthday
17, 1794
Birthplace
Ireland
Death Date
Mar 17, 1860 (65)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
17, 1794
Birthplace
Ireland
Death Date
Mar 17, 1860 (65)

About

Nineteenth-century English writer who became known for her essays and novels. During the 1840s, she published several works on the history of art, including Companion to the Private Galleries and Memoirs of the Early Italian Painters.

Before Fame

Her debut work, The Diary of an Ennuyee, was published in 1826.

Trivia

Her 1832 work, Characteristics of Women, provided analyses of William Shakespeare's female characters.

Family Life

Her father, Denis Brownell Murphy, was a painter.

Associated With

She was a contemporary of American writer Herman Melville.