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British, 19th century, male.

Born 1806, in Aberdeen; died 15 February 1864, in Streatham.

Painter, engraver, fresco artist. Religious subjects, figures, portraits, landscapes. Designs for stained glass.

Symbolism.

Pre-Raphaelite (related to).

William Dyce, the son of a doctor, was a pupil at Marischal College, Aberdeen, where he obtained his diploma at the age of 16. Afterwards, he followed courses at the academies of London and Edinburgh. In ...

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Paul Hogarth

(b Kotagiri, Madras, India, March 13, 1836; d London, Nov 25, 1875).

English painter and illustrator. He played a leading role in the renaissance of wood-engraved illustration during the so-called golden decade of English book illustration (c. 1860–75), when a new school of artists overcame the limitations of the medium. Deeply influenced by the idealism of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, he imbued both his paintings and drawings with a haunting blend of poetic realism. He was the fourth son of Captain John Michael Houghton (1797–1874), who served in the East India Company’s Marine as a draughtsman.

Houghton was admitted to the Royal Academy Schools, London, in 1854 but did not pass further than the Life School. He received additional training at J. M. Leigh’s academy and its convivial corollary, the Langham Artists’ Society, which was then a forcing-house for young impoverished painters who wished to have a foot in both publishing and the fine arts. There, with older artists such as Charles Keene and John Tenniel, he learnt to run the race against time with a set weekly subject. Keene, already a well-known contributor to ...

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British, 19th century, male.

Born 29 April 1830, in Leeds; died 23 January 1888, in Leeds.

Painter, watercolourist, engraver. Landscapes.

Symbolism.

Pre-Raphaelite (related to).

John William Inchbold was the son of the chief editor and proprietor of the Leeds Intelligencer. After studying drawing he went to live in London, working in the lithographic studio of Day and Haghe. Around ...

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British, 19th century, male.

Born 12 September 1811, in Edinburgh; died 22 November 1890, in Penkill Castle.

Painter, watercolourist, engraver, draughtsman. History painting, figures, genre scenes, still-lifes.

Symbolism.

Pre-Raphaelite.

William Bell Scott was the son of the engraver Robert Scott and a great-nephew of the sculptor Gowan. He studied engraving under his father and appears to have worked alongside him until ...