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Marian Huxley (1859–1879)
Marian Collier (1879–1887)


Artist. Daughter of Henrietta Anne and Thomas Henry Huxley. Studied art at the Slade School, London. Exhibited at the Royal Academy, 1880–4. Married artist–author John Collier in 1879. Her sketch of CD, made when she was 18, is in the National Portrait Gallery.


Bibby 1959

Bryan’s dictionary of painters and engravers

R. W. Clark 1968, p. 97 and passim

A. Desmond 1994–7

Petteys 1985.


Bibby, Cyril. 1959. T. H. Huxley. Scientist, humanist and educator. London: Watts.

Bryan’s dictionary of painters and engravers. New edition revised and enlarged under the supervision of George C. Williamson. 5 vols. London: George Bell & Sons. 1903–5.

Clark, Ronald W. 1968. The Huxleys. London: Heinemann.

Desmond, Adrian. 1994–7. Huxley. 2 vols. London: Michael Joseph.

Petteys, Chris. 1985. Dictionary of women artists. An international dictionary of women artists born before 1900. Boston, Mass.: G. K. Hall & Co.