Sunday, November 23, 2008

Phillip Richard Morris

[The Riven Shield] '60
oil on canvas
1838 - 1902.
Painter of genre and portraits. Born at Davenport, entering the RA Schools in 1855. Won two silver medals and in 1858 a gold medal for a biblical study. Visited France and Italy. In the later part of his life painted almost exclusively portraits.

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