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Ralph Nicholson Wornum (1812–1877)

Wornum, Ralph Nicholson. An English writer on the fine arts; born at Thornton, North Durham, Dec. 29, 1812; died at Hampstead, Dec. 15, 1877. He was keeper and secretary of the National Gallery (1855). He wrote: ‘Analysis of Ornament’ (1856); ‘Sketch of the History of Painting’ (4th ed. 1861); ‘Epochs of Painting’ (1864); ‘Life of Holbein’ (1867).