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1806-1864 Scottish painter, educationalist, theorist and designer. The son of a lecturer in medicine at Marischal College, Aberdeen, he studied medicine and theology, obtaining his Master's degree in 1823. Episcopalian by upbringing, Dyce was expected, like his cousin, the scholar and bibliophile Alexander Dyce (1798-1869), to proceed to Oxford to take orders. His early interest in art found an outlet in portraiture, his first commission being Sir James M. D. M'Grigor (1823; U. Aberdeen). His first attempt at history painting, The Infant Hercules Strangling the Serpents sent by Juno to Destroy Him (1824; Edinburgh, N.G.), much influenced by Reynolds, was shown to Sir Thomas Lawrence, who is said to have encouraged Dyce to enter the Royal Academy Schools in 1825. After a few months he set off for Rome in the company of Alexander Day;

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William Dyce Pegwell Bay in Kent.A Recollection of October 5 th 1858  (mk09) oil painting artist


William Dyce Pegwell Bay in Kent.A Recollection of October 5 th 1858  (mk09) oil painting artist

Pegwell Bay in Kent.A Recollection of October 5 th 1858 (mk09)
Painting ID::  21443
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c 1859/60 Oil on canvas,63 x 89 cm London,Tate Gallery

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William Dyce Titian's First Experiments with Colour oil painting artist


William Dyce Titian's First Experiments with Colour oil painting artist

Titian's First Experiments with Colour
Painting ID::  27871
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1856-7 Oil on canvas,91 x 70 cm(36 x 27 3/4 in) Aberdeen Art Gallery and Museum (mk63)

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William Dyce Neptune Resigning to Britannia the Empire of the sea oil painting artist


William Dyce Neptune Resigning to Britannia the Empire of the sea oil painting artist

Neptune Resigning to Britannia the Empire of the sea
Painting ID::  27907
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1847 fresco,3.5 x 5.1m (11ft 5in x 16 ft 10 in)Osborne House,Isle of Wight (mk63)

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William Dyce The Baptism of King Ethelbert oil painting artist


William Dyce The Baptism of King Ethelbert oil painting artist

The Baptism of King Ethelbert
Painting ID::  28164
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1846 fresco.5 x 2.9 cm (16ft 4in x 9ft 4 in) House of Lords,Palace of Westminster,London (mk63)

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William Dyce Hospitality:the Admission of Sir Tristram to the Fellowship of the Round Table oil painting artist


William Dyce Hospitality:the Admission of Sir Tristram to the Fellowship of the Round Table oil painting artist

Hospitality:the Admission of Sir Tristram to the Fellowship of the Round Table
Painting ID::  28168
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1840-52 Fresco 3.4 x 6.6 m (11ft 3 in x 21 ft 9in) Royal Robing Room Palace of Westminster,London (mk63)

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