Painter of genre, classical, biblical and historical subjects. Born on 23rd June 1849. The son of a vicar of South Stoke, near Arundel in Sussex, who had presumably turned Roman Catholic, he was educated at Cardinal Newmanís Oratory School in Edgbaston. He began working as a Lloyds underwriter but then studied at the Slade under Poynter and Legros. He exhibited landscapes and biblical and classical subjects in the manner of Alma-Tadema. He illustrated several volumes of poems, translations and stories. Studied at the Slade School under Poynter and Legros. Exhibited from 1877 at the Royal Academy, Society of British Artists, Grosvenor Gallery, New Gallery and elsewhere. Titles at the RA including 'The Labour of the Danaids' (1878), 'Herodias and her Daughter' (1884) and 'The Piper and the Nymphs' (1897). Painted exclusively in watercolour after 1893, and was elected to the Royal Society of Painters in Watercolour in 1897. Lived for a time at Hastings and died on 28th April 1927.
Lesbia - 1878