Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Sir Hubert von Herkomer

Sir Hubert von Herkomer (1849-1914) was a British painter of German extraction. He seems to have been a versatile fellow: at ARC he is described as a "painter, printmaker, engraver, etcher, playwright, enamellist, actor, composer, film director, zitherist & pianist".

 A Weary Way (1891)

A Young Girl and Her Dog (1910)

Eventide: A Scene in the Westminster Union (1878)

Hard Times (1885)

Immer wird's schlimmer und besserwird's nimmer (1877)
[this translates roughly as "it's always getting worse and never better"]

Miss May Miles (1878)

On Strike (1891)

Our Village Nurse

Portrait of Mandell Creighton (1902)
[He was a historian and a bishop of the Church of England.]

Portrait of Spencer Compton Cavendish, 8th Duke of Devonshire (1892)

Sir Henry Tate (1897)
perhaps best noted for establishing the Tate Gallery in London.]

The Cornfield (1887)

The Last Muster (1875)

Young Farm Girls Breaking Flax (1885)

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