English painter and illustrator. He acquired his training in drawing and painting through study in the British Museum (where he copied heavily from the Antique), a short period spent in an architect's office, life classes at Leigh's school, a studentship at the Royal Academy and three years' employment as a draughtsman on wood with the commercial engraver Josiah Wood Whymper (1813-1903).
ID: 27977 The Bathers 1807
Oil on canvas 92.7 x 214.7cm
(36 1/2 x 84 5/8 in)
Lady Lever Art Gallery Port Sunlight Liverpool (mk63)