Friday, November 16, 2012

William Bell Scott

William Bell Scott (1811-1890) was a Scottish painter and poet. He had some connections with the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood.

 Ailsa Craig (1860)

 Albrecht Dürer on the Balcony of his House (1854)

 Building a Roman Wall (1856)

 Egfrith offering the Bishopric of Hexham to Cuthbert, 678
[illustration from Hutchinson's Story of the British Nation]
 Iron and Coal (1861)
[Scott's most famous painting. More about it here.]
 Portrait of Algernon Charles Swinburne (1860)
[Swinburne was a prominent Victorian poet.]

 Shelley's Grave in the New Protestant Cemetery in Rome (1873)
[Shelley, of course, being Percy Bysshe Shelley, another famous Victorian poet.]

 The Eve of the Deluge (1865)

 The Gloaming (Manse Garden in Berwickshire) (1863)

 The Little Water Carrier (1863)

The Nativity (1872)

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