Henry Courtenay Selous

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Henry Courtenay Selous

Birthdate: (87)
Birthplace: Marylebone, London, England
Death: September 24, 1890 (87)
Winsford Tower Beaworthy, Devon, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Gideon Slous and Sophia Ann Slous
Husband of Emily Elizabeth Slous
Father of Jane Poyer Selous; Maria Louisa Selous; Annie Selous; Emily Elizabeth Selous and Annie Maria Warren
Brother of Thomas David Slous; Emma Sophia Slous; Matilda Bonelli Slous; Angiolo Robson Slous and Frederick Lokes Slous

Occupation: Artist
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About Henry Courtenay Selous

Henry Courtney Selous (b.Deptford 1803; d.Beaworthy, Devon, 24 September 1890), was an English painter, illustrator and lithographer. He was the son of Gideon "George" Slous (1777–1839), a Flemish portrait and miniature painter, and a pupil of John Martin who was an important and influential English painter of the 19th century. He was an occupant of Keats House in Hampstead, from 1835 to 1838. Selous had two brothers, Frederick Lokes Slous (the father of Frederick Courteney Selous) and Angiolo Robson Slous, a playwright who wrote True to the Core: A Story of the Armada and whose daughter Alice married the novelist Morley Roberts.


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Henry Courtenay Selous's Timeline

May 9, 1803
London, England
Age 34
Middlesex, Engand
June 28, 1839
Age 36
London, England
Age 35
Middlesex, England
Age 37
Middlesex, England
November 26, 1848
Age 45
Middlesex, England
September 24, 1890
Age 87
Devon, England