Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Frank Holl

Francis Montague Holl (1845-1888), better known as Frank, specialized in genre paintings and social realism. He apparently had a fan in Van Gogh.

 Despair (1881)
 Discipline and Dissipation
 Faces in the Fire (1863-67)
[I love that this shows only the girl and not the fire - inviting the imagination]
 Far Away Thoughts
 Gone (ca. 1877)
 Her Firstborn, Horsham Churchyard (1876)
 Newgate - Committed for Trial (1878)
 No Tidings from the Sea (1870)
 Ordered to the Front (1880)
 Peeling Potatoes (ca. 1880)
 Portrait of a Young Girl Holding a Pet Rabbit (1882)
 Sir John Walter Huddleston (1888)
 Sir William Schwenck Gilbert (1886)
[this is the Gilbert of 'Gilbert and Sullivan']
 The Lord Gave and the Lord Hath Taketh Away, Blessed Be the Name of the Lord (1868)
The Song of the Shirt (1874)

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Alexander Mark Rossi

Alexander Mark Rossi (1840-1916) was a genre painter.

 A Visit to the Cobbler
 Forbidden Books (1897)
 May I Have This Dance?
 On the Shores of Bognor Regis (1887)
 The Little Model
 The Little Rebels
The Love Letter (1894)

Monday, July 29, 2013

William Maw Egley

William Maw Egley (1826-1916) was influenced by (and worked for) William Powell Frith.

 A Young Lady Fishing (1873)
 Florence Dombey in 'Captain Cuttle's Parlour' (1888)
 Hullo, Largess: A Harvest Scene in Norfolk (1860)
 Omnibus Life in London (1859)
 The Lady of Shalott (1858)
 The Letter (1863)
The Morning Lesson (1880)
The Talking Oak (1857)

Thursday, July 25, 2013

Thomas Benjamin Kennington

We've seen him before.

 Homeless (1890)
 Marian Mckenzie (1890)
 Queen Victoria (1898)
The New Sonnet

 The Pinch of Poverty (1891)

Widowed  and Fatherless (1888)

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Frank William Warwick Topham

About Frank William Warwick Topham (1838-1924) I can find little information. Based on style and subject matter I would say that he is at least similar to the Pre-Raphaelites, if not explicitly one of them.

 Away from Home into a World of Her Own (1889)
 David (1910)
 For the Coming Event (1897)
 Home After Service (1879)
Italian Games
 Jealousy in the Courtyard (1890)
 Market Day, Perugia
 Naaman's Wife (1888)
Rescued from the Plague (1898)
 Spanish Amusements (1878)
 The Fall of Rienzi, the Last Roman Tribune (1872)
 The Queen of the Tournament, 'Ivanhoe'
 The Story of Ruth and Boaz (1894)
Voyage of King Arthur and Morgan Le Fay to the Isle of Avalon (1888)