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William Henry Knight

BRITISH 1823 - 1863
William Henry Knight was a painter of genre subjects, he gave up a career as a solicitor to become a painter and went to London in 1845, entering the Royal Academy Schools.

He was at first a portrait painter but later he turned to humorous genre scenes, which often included children.

His pictures were mostly of small size and amongst his works were the titles " Boy's Snowballing " 1853, " The Young Naturalist " 1857 and " The Lost Change " 1859.

Knight exhibited at the Royal Academy between 1846 and 1862, he also exhibited at the British Institution and Suffolk Street

Works by this artist…

  • The Finishing Touches
    The Finishing Touches
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