Biographies: Collectors, Dealers, Family, Fellow Artists, Patrons
Sir Edward Marsh (1872 - 1953)
Sir Edward Marsh (1872–1953) was a civil servant, scholar and patron of contemporary art. His collection of works on paper of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries at one time included eighteen works by or attributed to Girtin. Most of these were sold to fellow collectors, leaving eight drawings to be distributed to various public galleries at his death.