Frederick Richard Pickersgill
|Frederick Richard Pickersgill|
Self portrait, ca. 1850
25 September 1820|
|Died||20 December 1900(aged 80)|
|Notable work||The Burial of Harold
Orsino and Viola
Frederick Richard Pickersgill RA (25 September 1820, London – 20 December 1900) was an English painter and book illustrator. Born into a family of artists, he was admitted to the Royal Academy Schools in 1840. He did some book illustrations for the works of John Milton and Edgar Allan Poe.
In 1856 Pickersgill was photographed at The Photography Institute by Robert Howlett, as part of a series of portraits of artists. The picture was among a group exhibited at the Art Treasures Exhibition in Manchester in 1857.
Orsino and Viola (ca. 1850)
- Frederick Richard Pickersgill
- Sidney Lee, ed. (1901). "Pickersgill, Frederick Richard". Dictionary of National Biography, 1901 supplement. London: Smith, Elder & Co.
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