01 Painting, Arthur Hacker’s Sea-Maiden, with footnotes # 43

Arthur Hacker, (1858–1919)
The Sea-Maiden, c. 1897

Oil on canvas
128.5 × 131 cm (50.5 × 51.5 ″)
Private collection

The Sea-Maiden is a Scottish fairy tale collected by John Francis Campbell in Popular Tales of the West Highlands, listing his informant as John Mackenzie, fisherman, near Inverary. Joseph Jacobs included it in Celtic Fairy Tales. More on The Sea-Maiden

Arthur Hacker RA (St Pancras, Middlesex, 25 September 1858 – 12 November 1919 Kensington, London) was an English classicist painter.

In his art he was most known for painting religious scenes and portraits, and his art was also influenced by his extensive travels in Spain and North Africa. He studied at the Royal Academy between 1876 and 1880, and at the Atelier Bonnat in Paris. He was twice exhibited at the Royal Academy, in 1878 and 1910, and was elected an Academician in 1910. lfred Keogh by hangs in the RAMC HQ Mess at Millbank, London.

He is buried in Brookwood Cemetery. More on Arthur Hacker

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I search Art History for Beautiful works that may, or may not, have a secondary or unexpected story to tell. I then write short summaries that grow from my research. Art work is so much more when its secrets are exposed

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