Friday, February 28, 2014

R is for Richard

 Richard Doyle: Snow White and Rose Red (1877)
 Richard Hollingdale: A Bedtime Story (1878)
 Richard Phene Spiers: The Temple of Jupiter, Baalbek
Richard Poate: The Sailor's Return, Jack at Home
Richard Redgrave: Startled Foresters (1874)
 Richard Westall: Flora Unveiled by Zephyrs (1807)
 Richard Westall: Sword of Damocles
 Richard Westall: The Reconciliation of Helen and Paris after his Defeat by Menelaus (1805)
Richard Wilson: Llyn-y-Cau, Cader Idris

Thursday, February 27, 2014

William Ewart Lockhart

William Ewart Lockhart (1846-1900) was a Scottish painter.

 Alnaschar's Fortune, Arabian Nights (1879)
 Cardinal of Rheims (1876)
 Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee Service, Westminster Abbey, 21 June 1887
 Spanish Village
The White Cockade (1899)

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Sydney Prior Hall

Sydney Prior Hall (1842-1922) was an English artist. A substantial portion of his output was in the form of journalistic drawings.

 Investiture of Haakon VII, King of Norway with the Order of the Garter, 1906 (1908)
 The Duke and Duchess of Teck receiving officers of the Indian Contingent (1882)
The Three Daughters of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Alfred Vickers

These three watercolors are attributed to Alfred Vickers.

 An Extensive View of Oxford
 Iffley Mill on the River Thames
The Chinese Bridge on the River Thames

Monday, February 24, 2014

William Henry...

 William Henry Fisk: Two Cromwellian Soldiers, One Holding a Peregrine Falcon (1870)
 William Henry Hunt: Bird's Nest, Apple Blossoms and Primroses
 William Henry Knight: In Training for the Derby (1856)
 William Henry Knight: On the Thames (1859)
William Henry Midwood: A Sweet Ditty (1867)

Sunday, February 23, 2014

F is for Frank

 Frank Dicksee: The Mother (1910)
 Frank Holl: Waiting the Return of the Boats, Cullercoats, Northumberland
 Frank Kelsey: View of Schooners at Anchor in a Cornish Estuary
 Frank Markham Skipworth: Zora, a Dancing Girl (1889)
 Frank Warwick William Topham: Preparing for the Festival
 Frank Watson Wood: Sail and Steam at Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland (1905)
Frank Watson Wood: The Cronies (ca. 1900)

Saturday, February 22, 2014

Henry Pilleau

Henry Pilleau (1813-1899; I've also seen 1815 as the birth date) was an English watercolorist.

 Irish Lough
 The Lock
The Thames at Wargrave (1862)

Friday, February 21, 2014

Solomon Solomon

Solomon Joseph Solomon (1860-1927) painted historical and mythological scenes, and portraits.

 A Family Group, The Artist's Wife and Children, 'Papa Painting!'
 Ajax and Cassandra
[I have to say, this painting seems to anticipate Frazetta]
Samson (ca. 1887)

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Frederick Edward Joseph Goff

Frederick Edward Joseph Goff (1855-1931) was a watercolorist who did cityscapes, mostly in London.

 Charing Cross
 St Paul's from Bankside
 The Thames at Battersea
 Westminster and Westminster Bridge from the River

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

John Robertson Reid

John Robertson Reid (1851-1926) was a Scottish painter who worked mainly in Surrey and Cornwall. His sisters were also painters.

 A Country Cricket Match (1878)
 A Friend in Need
 Gypsies at the Bell Inn
 Springtime (1898)
The Pleasures of Childhood