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

William Dyce The Highland Ferryman oil painting reproduction


   
 

 

 
   
      


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

William Dyce The Highland Ferryman oil painting reproduction


   
 

 

 
   
      

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;
The Highland Ferryman
1858(1858) Medium Oil on canvas Dimensions 50.8 x 61 cm (20 x 24 in) cyf

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