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William Dyce A Scene in Arran oil painting


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

   
   
     

William Dyce The Highland Ferryman oil painting


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

   
   
     

William Dyce Pegwell Bay oil painting


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

   
   
     

William Dyce A Scene in Arran oil painting


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

   
   
     

William Dyce The Highland Ferryman oil painting


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

   
   
     

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     William Dyce
     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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