Delicate portraits of women from the English classics. Photo
The work of the famous William Henry Marginson.
English Illustrator William Henry Marginson (William Henry Margetson) more was known to the public as a writer of romantic portraits. His beautiful women depicted in the paintings in fashionable dresses and hats, elegant interiors and luxurious gardens, was popular and in great demand. And no wonder, because each of them not just the personification of beauty and tenderness, and the reflection of an era, romantic, sentimental, and incredibly beautiful.
Henry was born in 1861 in London. He studied painting at the College of Dulwich, and then trained at the Royal Academy of art, where later he held his first exhibition. Later his works were exhibited at exhibitions at the Royal society of British artists and various galleries.
Pearls born of the sea. Author: William Henry Margetson.
The most famous work of the artist began painting “the Pearls born of the sea”, written in 1897, which was exhibited at the Royal Academy, and now she is in the Art gallery of New South Wales.
He created many watercolors and works, painted in oil on a variety of topics, including religious, mythological and allegorical. But only portraits brought him vast popularity. Depicting a refined and exquisite girls in the traditionally academic Victorian style, improving and being inspired by the works of the postimpressionists and pre-Raphaelites, resorting to decorative style, he brought in his art notes psychology that helps to reflect and convey the nature, and with it the mood of the characters.
In addition to paintings, Henry worked on various projects as book illustrations. And one of those days, he met artist Nelen Hatton, who was his friend, support and, of course, wife. He died in 1940 at the age of 78 years.
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