Sir William Quiller Orchardson (1832-1910), Portrait and subject painter
Sitter associated with 18 portraits
Artist associated with 5 portraits
Artist; born and trained in Edinburgh; settled in London, 1862, where he enjoyed a highly successful career as a painter of subject pictures and portraits; elected RA, 1877. Orchardson became best known for depictions of the history and manners of the eighteenth century and Regency periods and for his dramatic interpretations of the anxieties of contemporary upper class life.
by Sir William Quiller Orchardson
by Lock & Whitfield, published by Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington
All paintings by this artist on the BBC Your Paintings website
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