Hugh Lane

Art dealer, Organization founder

1875 – 1915

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Who was Hugh Lane?

Sir Hugh Percy Lane is best known for establishing Dublin's Municipal Gallery of Modern Art and for his remarkable contribution to the visual arts in Ireland, including the Lane Bequest. He died on board the RMS Lusitania.

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Born
Nov 9, 1875
Cork
Nationality
  • United Kingdom
Profession
Employment
  • Director, National Gallery of Ireland
    (1914 - 1915)
Lived in
  • County Cork
Died
May 7, 1915
Sinking of RMS Lusitania

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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