Hugh Percy Lane

Hugh Percy Lane

Hugh Percy Lane (1875–1915)

Sir Hugh Percy Lane was born on November 9, 1875, in County Cork, Ireland. Although he became an art dealer in London, he is best known for establishing the Municipal Gallery of Modern Art in Dublin, which opened in January 1908. He died on board the RMS Lusitania on May 7, 1915.

Robert O'Byrne, Hugh Lane, 1875–1915 (Dublin: Lilliput Press, 2000).


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