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1948/1 Jacob Mendelson Esq.

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Exhibited Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 1948

Catalogue No. 1233

Antique Dealer

Jacob Mendelson was an antique dealer with shops in the Tottenham Court Road and King’s Road London. He was married between 1923 – 1928 to Lilian Holt (1898-1983) who was a painter. They had a daughter Dinora Delores Mendelson (born 1924) who became a painter. After their divorce, Lilian married the painter David Bomberg (who founded the Borough Group of artists – after Borough Polytechnic where he taught - in 1949).

Dinora married in 1948 Sir Leslie Marr, also a painter, and they had a daughter Juliet Marr.

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