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Last NameRiviere / Rivière    
Given NameBriton    
alt. NamesB. R. ‏ ;     
Year born1840 in London    
Year died1920    
Place of death    
Father's occupationWilliam Riviere (1806–1876), drawing-master at Cheltenham College, afterwards art teacher at Oxford Univ.    
Relativespaternal uncleHenry Parsons Rivière (1811–1888), also a noted watercolourist.    
Educationin painting & drawing by his father; studies at Cheltenham College & Oxford Univ.(degree 1867)    
Country of ActivityEngland, UK    
Worked forCharles Darwin: Expression of Emitions in Man and Animals (London 1872) ;     
PatronageBritish Institution, Royal Academy (exhibitions 1857 & 1863ff. ); Punch magazine ;    
Collaboratorsengraver ->J. D. Cooper ; draughtsman ->Th. Wood ; draughtsman ->A. D. May ; draughtsman ->J. Wolf ;    
Techniquesanthropological and zoological drawing    
Archival sourceshttp://special.lib.gla.ac.uk/exhibns/month/nov2009.html and links at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Briton_Rivi%C3%A8re    
Published sourcesProdger 1998: 154 & 160 ; Jonathan Smith: Charles Darwin & Victorian Visual Culture, Cambridge 2011: 6 & 180-207 ;    
otherEnglish painter, etcher, and sculptor, mostly fine art motifs.    

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