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Thursday, 28 October 2010

William Bell Scott

William Bell Scott (12 September 1811 – 22 November 1890), Scottish poet and artist.

William Bell Scott painted by  Frederick Bacon Barwell.
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He did a great deal of fine decorative work, for Sir Walter Trevelyan in 1855 at Wallington Hall, in the shape of eight large pictures illustrating Border history, with life-size figures, supplemented by eighteen pictures illustrating the ballad of Chevy Chase, in the spaces above the arches of the Central Hall, this scheme of decoration was completed in 1863-4.

Example of William Bell Scott's work in the Central Hall.

1 comment:

  1. Thank Ray for such a wonderful post. If you have some other paintings of William Please share on your Blog.

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