Robert Kitson


Died aged c. 74

Robert Hawthorn Kitson (3 July 1873 — 17 September 1947) was a British painter. As a gay man, he chose to leave England, where the Labouchere Amendment made life difficult. He settled in Sicily, where he built a villa in Taormina, Casa Cuseni, that is now a historic house museum.

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Robert Kitson 1873-1947 created Casa Cuseni. Daphne Phelps 1911-2005 preserved it

Casa Cuseni, via Leonardo Da Vinci, Taormina, Italy where they created