Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Michael Frederick Halliday

[Portrait of a Girl, adorned with cowslips, bluebells and a daisy] 1858
oil on panel
1822 - 1869.
An amateur painter, son of a naval Captain but a friend of Millais. He exhibited at the RA (1853 - 66) and occasionally elsewhere. Painted mainly landscapes, views in the Crimea, Italy and some genre subjects.

[Measure for the Wedding Ring]

[The blind basket maker with his first child (study)]
oil on panel

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