|Sir Edward Poynter|
AKA Edward John Poynter
Birthplace: Paris, France
Location of death: London, England
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, St. Paul's Cathedral, London, England
Race or Ethnicity: White
Executive summary: British Neo-Classical painter
Educated in Paris at Westminster and Ipswich Grammar School. He also studied under Charles Gleyre. He began as a landscape painter, but turned to classical paintings later.
His paintings include Faithful Until Death, The Cave of the Storm Nymphs, The Fortune Teller, The Meeting between King Solomon and the Queen of Sheba.
Was friends with Frederick Leighton. He was President of the Royal Academy after Leighton died. He was brother-in-law to Edward Burne-Jones.
Father: Ambrose Poynter (architect)
Wife: Agnes MacDonald
Son: Ambrose Poynter (architect like his grandfather)
Royal Academy of Arts President
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