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James Dafforne (died 1880) was an English journalist, known for his art criticism in The Art Journal.

Contents

1 Life 2 Works 3 British Artists: Their Style and Character 4 References 5 Notes 6 External links

Life[edit] He was for 35 years a contributor to The Art Journal, joining the staff in 1845, and writing for it till his death. He died on 5 June 1880 at the house of his son-in-law, the Rev. C. E. Casher, Upper Tooting.[1]

The Art Journal, title-page from 1862

Works[edit] Dafforne's works were mostly compilations from the Journal: Pictures of Daniel Maclise, R.A.; also the Pictures of William Mulready, of Leslie and Maclise, of Clarkson Stanfield, R.A., Sir Edwin Landseer, and others. He compiled the Pictorial Table-book. In 1878 he published a book on the Albert Memorial. In 1879 his final book appeared, The Life and Works of Edward Matthew Ward, R.A. He translated Arts of the Middle Ages, by De la Croix.[1] British Artists: Their Style and Character[edit] A long series of illustrated critical essays by Dafforne appeared in The Art Journal under this title.

Number Date Artist

1 January 1855 John Constable[2]

2 February 1855 Edward Matthew Ward[3]

3 March 1855 Francis Danby[4]

4 April 1855 Frederick Goodall[5]

5 May 1855 William Collins[6]

6 July 1855 John Flaxman[7]

7 August 1855 Frederick Richard Pickersgill

8 September 1855 William Hilton[8]

9 October 1855 Charles Lock Eastlake[9]

10 November 1855 Thomas Webster[10]

11 January 1856 Augustus Wall Callcott[11]

12 February 1856 James Clarke Hook[12]

13 March, April 1856 Charles Robert Leslie[13][14]

14 May 1856 Thomas Creswick[15]

15 June 1856 Benjamin Robert Haydon[16]

16 July 1856 James Baker Pyne[17]

17 August 1856 William Powell Frith[18]

18 September 1856 James Duffield Harding[19]

19 October 1856 J. M. W. Turner[20]

20 November 1856 Frank Stone[21]

21 January 1857 William Edward Frost[22]

22 February 1857 Alexander Johnston[23]

23 April 1857 Alfred Elmore[24]

24 May 1857 Clarkson Stanfield[25]

25 June 1857 John Callcott Horsley[26]

26 July 1857 George Cattermole[27]

27 August 1857 John Gilbert[28]

28 September 1857 John Gibson[29]

29 October 1857 George Lance[30]

30 November 1857 Samuel Prout[31]

31 January 1858 William Linton[32]

32 February 1858 John Frederick Lewis[33]

33 March 1858 George Harvey[34]

34 April 1858 Frederick William Hulme[35]

35 May 1858 Richard Parkes Bonington[36]

36 July 1858 David Roberts[37]

37 August 1858 William Etty[38]

38 September 1858 Henry Le Jeune[39]

39 October 1858 David Wilkie[40]

40 November 1858 Frederick Tayler[41]

41 January 1859 Louis Haghe[42]

42 February 1859 Paul Falconer Poole[43]

43 March 1859 William Frederick Witherington[44]

44 April 1859 John Linnell

45 July 1859 Richard Redgrave[45]

46 September 1859 Henry Jutsum[46]

47 November 1859 Thomas Lawrence[47]

48 February 1860 David Cox[48]

49 April 1860 William Charles Thomas Dobson[49]

50 August 1860 Richard Ansdell[50]

51 October 1860 William Dyce[51]

52 December 1860 Joshua Reynolds[52]

53 January 1861 Jacob Thompson[53]

54 March 1861 George Edwards Hering[54]

55 May 1861 Thomas Sidney Cooper[55]

56 September 1861 Henry Warren[56]

57 November 1861 Henry Fusili[57]

58 January 1862 Alfred Edward Chalon[58]

59 March 1862 Abraham Solomon[59]

60 April 1862 John Cross[60]

61 June 1862 James Ward[61]

62 July 1862 John Absolon[62]

63 February 1863 Joseph Clark

64 March 1863 Abraham Cooper

65 May 1863 William Henry Knight

66 June 1863 Edward Armitage

67 July 1863 Benjamin West

68 January 1864 Gilbert Stuart Newton[63]

69 February 1864 Louis William Desanges[64]

70 March 1864 William Mulready[65]

71 April 1864 Penry Williams[66]

72 May 1864 Charles Baxter[67]

73 July 1864 Eyre Crowe[68]

74 August 1864 William James Grant[69]

75 September 1864 Emily Mary Osborn[70]

76 October 1864 William John Müller[71]

77 December 1864 Henrietta Ward[72]

78 January 1865 Joseph Noel Paton

79 February 1865 Marcus Stone

80 March 1865 John Adam Houston

81 April 1865 Henry Tidey

82 May 1865 William Douglas

83 June 1865 William Cave Thomas

84 November 1865 John P. Burr

85 June 1869 Charles West Cope

86 July 1869 John Pettie

87 August 1869 Edward William Cooke

88 October 1869 David Octavius Hill

89 December 1869 William Gale

90 January 1870 Philip Hermogenes Calderon[73]

91 March 1870 Erskine Nicol[74]

92 June 1870 George Vicat Cole[75]

93 August 1870 William Quiller Orchardson[76]

94 October 1870 Alexander Hohenlohe Burr[77]

95 December 1870 Henry Stacy Marks[78]

96 January 1871 (+February) Thomas Faed

97 February 1871 Benjamin Williams Leader

98 1871 James Archer

99 April 1871 Myles Birket Foster

100 July 1871 Robert Alexander Hillingford

101 August 1871 John Faed

102 September 1871 Robert Thorburn Ross

103 January 1872 Thomas Francis Dicksee

104 April 1872 George Elgar Hicks

105 June 1872 Philip Richard Morris

106 July 1872 Thomas Brooks

107 August 1872 James Thomas Linnell

From 1873 Dafforne continued to write British Artists essays:[79]

Date Artist

1873 George Henry Boughton

1874 Rudolph Lehmann

1875 Laurence Alma-Tadema

Frederick Daniel Hardy

George Adolphus Storey

John George Naish

1876 Frank Holl

John Thomas Peele

Frederick Walker

1877 Edward John Poynter

Richard Beavis

Edmund John Niemann

Laslett John Pott

1878 Briton Riviere

Thomas Jones Barker

1879 Keeley Halswelle

Henry Brittan Willis

Nicholas Chevalier

John Wright Oakes

1880 Francis William Topham

Hubert Herkomer

John Thomas Hamilton Macallum

John Bagnold Burgess

References[edit]

Hazel Morris (1992). Hand, Head and Heart: Samuel Carter Hall and the Art Journal. Michael Russell. ISBN 085955273X. 

Notes[edit]

^ a b  Stephen, Leslie, ed. (1888). "Dafforne, James". Dictionary of National Biography. 13. London: Smith, Elder & Co.  ^ https://archive.org/stream/exhibitionofarti00wallrich#page/8/mode/2up ^ https://archive.org/stream/exhibitionofarti00wallrich#page/44/mode/2up ^ https://archive.org/stream/exhibitionofarti00wallrich#page/76/mode/2up ^ https://archive.org/stream/exhibitionofarti00wallrich#page/108/mode/2up ^ https://archive.org/stream/exhibitionofarti00wallrich#page/140/mode/2up ^ https://archive.org/stream/exhibitionofarti00wallrich#page/n261/mode/2up ^ https://archive.org/stream/exhibitionofarti00wallrich#page/252/mode/2up ^ https://archive.org/stream/exhibitionofarti00wallrich#page/n349/mode/2up ^ https://archive.org/stream/exhibitionofarti00wallrich#page/n367/mode/2up ^ The art journal London. Virtue. 1856. pp. 9–11. Retrieved 17 March 2013.  ^ The art journal London. Virtue. 1856. pp. 41–4. Retrieved 17 March 2013.  ^ The art journal London. Virtue. 1856. pp. 73–5. Retrieved 17 March 2013.  ^ The art journal London. Virtue. 1856. pp. 105–7. Retrieved 17 March 2013.  ^ The art journal London. Virtue. 1856. pp. 141–4. Retrieved 17 March 2013.  ^ The art journal London. Virtue. 1856. pp. 181–3. Retrieved 17 March 2013.  ^ The art journal London. Virtue. 1856. pp. 205–8. Retrieved 17 March 2013.  ^ The art journal London. Virtue. 1856. pp. 237–40. Retrieved 17 March 2013.  ^ The art journal London. Virtue. 1856. pp. 269–72. Retrieved 17 March 2013.  ^ The art journal London. Virtue. 1856. pp. 297–9. Retrieved 17 March 2013.  ^ The art journal London. Virtue. 1856. pp. 333–6. Retrieved 17 March 2013.  ^ Art Union (1857). The Art Journal. Virtue and Company. pp. 5–7. Retrieved 17 March 2013.  ^ Art Union (1857). The Art Journal. Virtue and Company. pp. 57–60. Retrieved 17 March 2013.  ^ Art Union (1857). The Art Journal. Virtue and Company. pp. 113–5. Retrieved 17 March 2013.  ^ Art Union (1857). The Art Journal. Virtue and Company. pp. 137–9. 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External links[edit]

Works by or about James Dafforne in libraries (WorldCat catalog) Online Books page

Attribution

 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: "Dafforne, James". Dictionary of National Biography. London: Smith, Elder & Co. 1885–1900. 

Authority control

WorldCat Identities VIAF: 93084389 GND: 1114185299 ULAN: 50000604

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