William Powell Frith RA, CVO
Born 9 January 1819
Died 2 November 1909
Active: 1837 - 1890
Country of birth and death: England
Born in Aldfield, Yorkshire.
Institutional and Business Connections
Elected ARA Royal Academy of Arts
3 November 1845 - 10 February 1853
Elected RA in 1853.
Elected RA Royal Academy of Arts
10 February 1853 - 26 March 1890
Retired in 1890.
Member of council Royal Academy of Arts
1862 - 1881
Listed as a Council Member of the Royal Academy from 1862 to 1865, 1872 to 1873, and 1879 to 1881. See Royal Academy 'Annual Reports'.
Personal and Professional Connections
Seconder of Albert Bruce Joy
15 December 1877
For RA; unsuccessful. Note written by RA secretary Walter Lamb (secretary 1913-1951) in margin of nominations book: 'Lapsed and cancelled Jan.1920'.
Royal Academy of Arts Nominations for Associateship, 1866-1906
See entries for 1877.
Citing this record
'William Powell Frith RA, CVO', Mapping the Practice and Profession of Sculpture in Britain and Ireland 1851-1951, University of Glasgow History of Art and HATII, online database 2011 [http://sculpture.gla.ac.uk/view/person.php?id=msib2_1213969150, accessed 28 Feb 2015]