William Quiller Orchardson

1832-1910 Scotland

 

Brief Biography-Sir William Quiller Orchardson was born in Edinburgh in 1832. He studied at the Edinburgh Trustees’ Academy. Upon completing his studies, he worked as an illustrator for a publication and later exhibited at the Royal Scottish Academy. In 1862 he went to London and eventually exhibited at the Royal Academy, becoming an Academician in 1877. He was a painter of historical and household works; some of his paintings were in the manner of the Pre-Raphaelites. Orchardson received a knighthood in 1907.

 

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Master
Baby

Master Baby

On the North
Foreland

On the North Foreland

The Long
Recital

The Long Recital

The Story
of a Life

The Story of a Life

on board hms
bellerophon

on board hms bellerophon

The Marriage of
Convenience

The Marriage of Convenience

The
Locket

The Locket

The Four
Generations

The Four Generations

The First
Cloud

The First Cloud

Farmer's
Daughter

The Farmer's Daughter

her mother's
voice

her mother's voice


Jessica

Jessica

charles
moxon

charles moxon

Hard
Hit

Hard Hit

mrs charles
moxton

mrs charles moxton

Her
Idol

Her Idol

her first
dance

her first dance

portrait of
a boy

portrait of a boy

Sea
Toilers

Toilers of The Sea

Napoleon
Dictating

Napoleon Dictating to Count Las Cases