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Calderon, Philip Hermogenes, painter, was born in 1833 at Poitiers. After studying in London and Paris he became a contributor to the Royal Academy in 1853, his first picture being By Babylon's Waters. He was elected R.A. in 1867, exhibiting in the same year at the Paris International Exhibition, where he won the first medal awarded to English art. In 1887 he was appointed keeper of the Royal Academy. His subjects are mostly historical.