Herbert James Draper

1863-1920 England-Classist

 

Brief Biography-Herbert James Draper, born in London, studied at the Royal Academy. He frequented Paris and Rome on study outings whilst working as an illustrator. He made London his permanent home, where one of his major works was decorating the ceiling of the Draper’s Hall. His paintings were mainly of Greek mythological subjects, one of his paintings won the gold medal at the Exposition Universelle in Paris in 1900. In his later years, he painted mostly portraits, he achieved considerable success as a portraitist. He died in his Abbey Road home in 1920, leaving his wife Ida and daughter Yvonne.

 

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Ariadne

Ariadne

Art and the Jade

Art and the Jade

Bather

Bather

By Summer Seas

By Summer Seas

Calypso's Isle

Calypso's Isle

Clyties of the Mist

Clyties of the Mist

The Dawnstar

Day and the Dawnstar

Flying Fish

Flying Fish

Lament for Icarus

 Lament for Icarus

Lamia

Lamia

Halcyone

Halcyone

Midsummer Eve

Midsummer Eve

Miss Barbara

Miss Barbara De Selincourt

Lancelot

Lancelot and Guinevere

Naiad's Pool

Naiad's Pool

Portrait of a Boy

Portrait of a Boy

Pot Pourri

Pot Pourri

Sea Melodies

Sea Melodies

Spirit of Fountain

Spirit of the Fountain

Prospero Summoning

Prospero Summoning Nymphs and Deities

Study for Sprite

Study for the Foam Sprite

Son of BWG Oates

Teddy Son of Lieutenant BWG Oates

The Capture

The Capture

The Foam Sprite

The Foam Sprite

The Gates of Dawn

The Gates of Dawn

The Golden Fleece

The Golden Fleece

The Golden Rays

The Golden Rays

The Kelpie

The Kelpie

Aphrodite

The Pearls of Aphrodite

The Sea Maiden

The Sea Maiden

Ulysses

Ulysses and the Sirens

The Water Nymph

The Water Nymph

Tristan and Isolde

Tristan and Isolde

Waterbaby

Waterbaby

The Sea God

Wrath of the Sea God

Boy Seated

Boy Seated by a Fountain