John callcott horsley,R.A.
English painter. A nephew of the landscape painter Augustus Wall Callcott, and later Isambard Kingdom Brunel's brother-in-law, he was born into the artistic establishment. He was educated at Henry Sass's Academy and at the Royal Academy. Although he executed two frescoes for the Houses of Parliament (The Spirit of Religion, 1847; London, House of Lords; Satan Wounded by Ithuriel's Lance, 1848; London, Pal. Westminster), his career began with portraiture. Success later came with literary subjects, Related Paintings of John callcott horsley,R.A. :. | Card players quarrelling | Sexy body, female nudes, classical nudes 115 | St.Francis in the Desert | The Sleeping Girl | Niagara Falls from the American Side |
Related Artists:Francis Swain Ward
Irish, 1823-1901Petrie, George