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Long, Basil

    Full Name: Long, Basil Somerset

    Other Names:

    • Basil S. Long

    Gender: male

    Date Born: 1881

    Date Died: 1937

    Home Country/ies: United Kingdom

    Subject Area(s): English (culture or style), painting (visual works), paintings (visual works), and watercolors (paintings)

    Career(s): curators

    Institution(s): Victoria and Albert Museum


    Keeper of the Department of Paintings at the Victoria and Albert Museum, and a leading authority on miniatures and early English water-colours. Under his guidence, the Future Director of the Fitzwilliam Museum, Carl Winter, trained.


    Contributors: Emily Crockett and Lee Sorensen


    Emily Crockett and Lee Sorensen. "Long, Basil." Dictionary of Art Historians (website).

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