Friday, May 30, 2008

William Hemsley

[Gathering Round] 1857
oil on canvas

b. 1819 - fl. 1848 - 1893.
London genre painter, son of an architect, a profession he followed himself, teaching himself painting in his spare time. Travelled in Germany and Holland, Often painted children at play. His pictures are usually quite small.

[Writing a Letter]

[Baking Day]
currently for sale

[The Weekly Newspaper]
oil on canvas

[Sunday Morning]
oil on panel

[The First Pipe] 1860
oil on board

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