Entries tagged with "Epsom, Surrey, England, UK"

Princeton University social historian; wrote Pelican History of Art volume on the sculpture in medieval England (1955). Stone was educated at Charterhouse, where its headmaster Sir Robert Birley, (later professor of social science at the City University, London) greatly influenced him. In 1939 Stone Christ Church, Oxford University on a scholarship where he studied modern history. Oxford sent him to the Sorbonne, where he adopted a methodology of the of French Annales school historians. During World War II he served as a lieutenant in the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve.

Historian of Roman baroque and English art; director of the National Galleries of Scotland. Waterhouse was the son of P. Leslie Waterhouse, an architect and architectural writer born in Tasmania. He educated at the Marlborough School, where he met fellow student Anthony Blunt, two years younger than he, and New College in Oxford.