Thom's Irish Who's Who/Douglas, Capt. Robert Langton


DOUGLAS, Capt. Robert Langton, M.A.; Hon. Capt. in the army; Director National Gallery, Ireland, since 1916; Hon. Fellow of the R. Academia di Belle Arti of Milan; Member of the Commissione Senese di Storia Patria and the Societa filologica Romana; b. 1864; son of Rev. Robert Douglas, M.A., Trinity College. Dublin; m. 1st, Margaret Jane, dau. of Percival Cannon; three sons; 2nd, Gwendolen Mary, dau. of T. Henchman; one son, two daus. Educ.: New College, Oxford; honours in Modern History. Was a lecturer on University Extension Scheme; formerly in Holy Orders in the Church of England; Executed deed of relinquishment under the provisions of the Clergy Disabilities Act; resided for the most part in Italy, 1895-1900; Professor of Modern History in the University of Adelaide, 1900-1902; Dean of the Faculty of Arts, 1901; lectured on artistic subjects at the Royal Institute and the Society of Arts; enlisted in the New Army, 1914; Staff Captain, War Office, 1916-17. Pubns.: Fenton's Certaine Tragicall Discourses, Tudor Translation Series, 1898; Fra Angelico, 2nd ed., 1902; History of Siena; Le Maioliche di Siena, 1904; a new edition of Crowe and Cacalcaselle's Historv of Italian Painting, vol. I. and II., 1903, volsi III. and IV., 1909; Illustrated Catalogue of Pictures of Siena and Objects of Art, Burlington Fine Arts Club, 1904; Histoire de Sienne, 2 vols., 1914; articles to reviews. Address: National Gallery of Ireland, Merrion Square, Dublin; 2 Hill Street, Berkeley Square, London. W.1. Clubs: Bath: Royal St. George's Yacht, Kingstown; Sackville Street, Dublin.