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Arthur Hughes

(1832-1915), Painter

Later Victorian Portraits Catalogue Entry

Sitter in 3 portraits
Artist associated with 3 portraits
Trained at the Government School of Design, Hughes exhibited his first painting at the Royal Academy of Arts when he was just seventeen. He was converted to Pre-Raphaelitism by reading the movement’s magazine, The Germ, and became a close friend and collaborator of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood. His best-known paintings include April Love (1856) and The Long Engagement (1853–9).

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Arthur Hughes, by Arthur Hughes - NPG 2759

Arthur Hughes

by Arthur Hughes
oil on millboard, 1851
On display in the Room 24 wallcase at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 2759



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