See also:English landscape painter, was
See also:born in
See also:London on the 28th of
See also:August 1821 . His
See also:father was a cabinetmaker, and the son for some
See also:time followed the same occupation; but in 1842 he was sent to
See also:Paris to study ornamental
See also:art . On his return he executed designs for furniture for his father . In 1849 he made sketching expeditions in
See also:Wales and France, and in 1852 began to exhibit in the Royal Academy, sending a figure-piece,
See also:Penelope, and afterwards landscapes, deriving their subjects from
See also:Brittany . In the end of 1853 he joined
See also:Hunt at Cairo . He worked for a
See also:year in
See also:Egypt and
See also:Palestine, =Iv . 19SEDGWICK, A . 377 executing views which
See also:Ruskin pronounced to be " the first landscapes uniting perfect artistical skill with topographical accuracy; being directed, with stern self-restraint, to no other purpose than that of giving to persons who cannot travel
See also:trust-worthy knowledge of the scenes which ought to be most interesting to them." Seddon's Eastern subjects were exhibited in Berners Street, London, in 1855, and in Conduit Street in 1856 . In
See also:October 1856 Seddon again visited Cairo, where he died on the 23rd of
See also:November . In 1857 his
See also:works were exhibited in the rooms of the Society of Arts, and his important and elaborately finished picture, " Jerusalem and the Valley of
See also:Jehoshaphat," was
See also:purchased by subscription and presented to the
See also:National Gallery . A memoir of Seddon, by his
See also:brother, was published in 1859 .
RICHARD JOHN SEDDON (1845-1906)
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