Monday, April 13, 2009

Edward Opie

[Portrait of the Baxter brothers of Bedford, gathering chestnuts with their dog]
oil on canvas
1810 - 1894.
Genre painter. Great Nephew of the portrait painter John Opie. Pupil of H P Briggs. Worked mainly in London and Plymouth. Exhibited at the RA 1839 - 1886 and once at SS. Mainly rustic genre, some historical and portraits.

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