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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 A Scene in Arran oil painting artist


William Dyce A Scene in Arran oil painting artist

A Scene in Arran
Painting ID::  80336
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A Scene in Arran; Oil on board, 35.3 x 50.5 cm Date 1860(1860) cjr

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William Dyce The Highland Ferryman oil painting artist


William Dyce The Highland Ferryman oil painting artist

The Highland Ferryman
Painting ID::  80715
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Date 1858(1858) Medium Oil on canvas Dimensions 50.8 x 61 cm (20 x 24 in) cjr

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William Dyce Pegwell Bay oil painting artist


William Dyce Pegwell Bay oil painting artist

Pegwell Bay
Painting ID::  83915
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ca. 1858(1858) Medium Oil on canvas cyf

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William Dyce A Scene in Arran oil painting artist


William Dyce A Scene in Arran oil painting artist

A Scene in Arran
Painting ID::  84607
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Oil on board, 35.3 x 50.5 cm Date 1860(1860) cyf

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William Dyce The Highland Ferryman oil painting artist


William Dyce The Highland Ferryman oil painting artist

The Highland Ferryman
Painting ID::  84907
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1858(1858) Medium Oil on canvas Dimensions 50.8 x 61 cm (20 x 24 in) cyf

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