Portrait of Sir William Quiller Orchardson

Sir William Quiller Orchardson Painting Reproductions 1 of 1


Scottish Romanticism Painter

Sir William Quiller Orchardson was a Scottish painter. He was born on March 26, 1832, in Edinburgh, Scotland and died on June 5, 1910, in London, England.

Orchardson received his artistic training at the Royal Scottish Academy and later in London, where he studied under well-known painters such as William Powell Frith and Richard Dadd. He first exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1858 and quickly gained a reputation as a skilled portrait painter.

Orchardson's portraits are notable for their psychological insight and the lifelike quality of his brushwork. He was particularly skilled at capturing the likeness of his sitters and conveying their character and personality. His portraits are characterized by their delicate use of color and light, and their ability to convey a sense of intimacy and warmth.

In addition to his portrait work, Orchardson was also known for his genre paintings and historical scenes. His works are held in many private and public collections, including the National Portrait Gallery in London.

Orchardson was knighted in 1891 for his services to the arts, and he was also a member of the Royal Scottish Academy and the Royal Institute of Oil Painters. He was widely regarded as one of the leading portrait painters of his generation, and his work continues to be celebrated for its technical skill and emotional impact.

2 Quiller Orchardson Paintings

Napoleon on Board the Bellerophon, 1880 by Quiller Orchardson | Painting Reproduction

Napoleon on Board the Bellerophon 1880

Oil Painting
SKU: QOW-2316
Sir William Quiller Orchardson
Original Size: unknown
Tate Gallery, London, United Kingdom

Jessica, n.d. by Quiller Orchardson | Painting Reproduction

Jessica n.d.

Oil Painting
SKU: QOW-2317
Sir William Quiller Orchardson
Original Size: unknown
Private Collection