See also:British poet and artist, son of Robert
See also:Scott (1777-1841), the engraver, and
See also:brother of
See also:David Scott, the painter, was
See also:born in
See also:Edinburgh on the 12th of
See also:September 1811 . While a
See also:young man he studied
See also:art and assisted his
See also:father, and he published verses in the Scottish magazines . In 1837 he went to
See also:London, where he became sufficiently well known as an artist to be appointed in 1844
See also:master of the
See also:government school of design at Newcastle-on-
See also:Tyne . He held the
See also:post for twenty years, and did
See also:work in organizing art-teaching and examining under the Science and Art Department . He did much
See also:fine decorative work, too, on his own account, notably at Wallington
See also:Hall, in the shape of eight large pictures illustrating Border
See also:history, with
See also:size figures; supplemented by eighteen pictures illustrating the ballad of Chevy
See also:Chase in the spandrels of the
See also:arches of the hall . For Penhill
See also:Perthshire, he executed a similar series, illustrating The
See also:King's Quhair . After 187o he was much in London, where he bought a
See also:house in
See also:Chelsea, and he was an intimate friend of Rossetti and in high repute as an artist and an author . His
See also:poetry, which he published at intervals (notably Poems, 1875, illustrated by etchings by himself and
See also:Alma-Tadema), recalled Blake and Shelley, and was considerably influenced by Rossetti; he also wrote several volumes of
See also:artistic and
See also:criticism, and edited
See also:Keats, " L.E.L.,"
See also:Coleridge, Shelley,
See also:Shakespeare and Scott . He resigned his
See also:appointment under the Science and Art Department in 1885, and from then till his
See also:death (22nd
See also:November 1890) he was mainly occupied in writing his reminiscences, which were published posthumously in 1892, with a memoir by'
See also:Professor Minto . It is for his connexion with Rossetti's circle that
See also:Bell Scott will be chiefly remembered .
BART SIR WALTER SCOTT
WINFIELD SCOTT (1786-1866)
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