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Robert Braithwaite Martineau Kit's First Writing Lesson oil painting


Kit's First Writing Lesson
Painting ID::  28252
Robert Braithwaite Martineau
Kit's First Writing Lesson
1852 Oil on canvas 52.1 x 70.5 cm (20 1/2 x 27 3/4 in) Tate Gallery London (mk63)

   
   
     

Robert Braithwaite Martineau The Last day in the old home oil painting


The Last day in the old home
Painting ID::  53407
Robert Braithwaite Martineau
The Last day in the old home
mk231 1862 Oil on canvas 105.4x143.5cm

   
   
     

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     Robert Braithwaite Martineau
     English genre and portrait Painter, 1826-1869 was an English painter. He first trained as a lawyer and later entered the Royal Academy where he was awarded a silver medal. He studied under Pre-Raphaelite artist William Holman Hunt and once shared a studio with him. He died at the age of 43. He married Maria Wheeler and had two children with her. His most famous painting, "The Last Day in the Old Home" portrays a man who has brought ruin upon his family and can be seen at the Tate Gallery in London. Other paintings were bequeathed to the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford and Liverpool Art Gallery by his daughter Helen. Other less well known paintings include "Kit's First Writing Lesson" and "Picciola".

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