Richard Norman Shaw, RA

John Callcott Horsley, 1817-1903


Oil on canvas

34.5 x 29.7 cm.; frame: 113.5 x 67.3 cm.

Aberdeen Art Gallery and Museums, Accession No. ABDAG002802

Alexander Macdonald Bequest, 1901

According to Helen Valentine, in 1861 Horsley bought a house in the artists' colony of Cranbrook in Kent, which Norman Shaw remodelled for him between 1864 and 1870. [Commentary continues below. Mouse over the text for links.]

Image described as "out of copyright" on the gallery website. [Click on the image to enlarge it.]

Image acquisition and text by Jacqueline Banerjee