Henry Robinson Hall

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Henry Robinson Hall (1859–1927) was a Victorian and Edwardian landscape painter in oils and watercolours noted for his Highland cattle.

Life[edit]

Hall was born to Eliza Robinson in the City of York in 1859 and died on 31 May 1927 at Barrow-in-Furness. [1] He lived in the City of York, Elswick, Blackpool, Woodland, Coniston and Barrow-in-Furness, [2] and married Mary Annie née Bleasdale. He is buried in the yard of St. Andrews parish church at Coniston. [1]

Hall was a painter who exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1902 [3] and was a fellow of the North British Academy of Arts. [4]

Hall's known works include:

  • A Cattle Raid in the Highlands (1890). [5]
  • Evening Glow (1902) [3]
  • The Home of the Golden Eagle (nd). [6]
  • Drover with Cows by Lake Buttermere Evening (nd). [7]
  • Highland Cattle, Isle of Skye (nd). [8]
  • Highland Cattle above Loch Maree (nd). [9]
  • The Young Falconer (nd). [10]
  • Highland Cattle (nd). [11]
  • Denizen of the Highlands (nd). [12]
  • The Ghyll, Coniston, Cumbria (nd). [13]
  • Coniston Lake from Lake Bank (nd). [14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b In Memory of Henry Robinson Hall ..., Monumental Inscription, St Andrews Churchyard, Coniston (Cumbria) 1927.
  2. ^ Census Returns of England and Wales for 1861-1921, The National Archives, Kew (Surrey) 1861-1921.
  3. ^ a b The Royal Academy of Arts: A Complete Dictionary of Contributors and Their Work from its Foundation in 1769 to 1904 - Volume 3 Eadie to Harraden by Algernon Graves, Henry Graves and George Bell, London 1905, page 356a.
  4. ^ Paintings authenticated by HR Hall, BDB17/SP3/61, Cumbria County Record Office, Barrow-in-Furness, 1910.
  5. ^ A Cattle Raid in the Highlands Lot78 - Henry R. Hall Painting sold by Brunk Auctions, Asheville NC, 6 September 2006.
  6. ^ The Home of the Golden Eagle Lot 344 - H R Hall sold by Halls Fine Arts, Shrewsbury Shropshire, 8 November 2006.
  7. ^ Drover with Cows by Lake Buttermere Evening uploaded to Wikigallery.org. Accessed 21 January 2010.
  8. ^ Highland Cattle, Isle of Skye for sale by Meibohm Fine Arts, East Aurora, New York, USA. Accessed 19 July 2014.
  9. ^ Highland Cattle above Loch Maree in Rossendale Museum, Rossendale, Lancashire, England BB46RE. Accessed 17 July 2012.
  10. ^ The Young Falconer in Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kendal, Cumbria, England LA95AL. Accessed 17 July 2012.
  11. ^ Highland Cattle in Gallary Oldham, Oldham England OL11AL. Accessed 17 July 2012.
  12. ^ Denizen of the Highlands Gallary Oldham, Oldham England OL11AL. Accessed 17 July 2012.
  13. ^ The Ghyll, Coniston, Cumbria in Atkinson Art Gallery Collection, c/- Sefton Council, Southport England PR81DA. Accessed 17 July 2012.
  14. ^ Coniston Lake from Lake Bank in The Dock Museum, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria England LA142PW. Accessed 17 July 2012.