“William Hemsley RBA
(Fl. 1848 â€“ 1893) British
Title The New Baby
Category 19th Century
Medium & Size Oil on canvas: 12×10 in. Frame: 17×15 in. Signed .
William hemsley was a London genre painter .He exhibited works at the London Royal Academy and at the Royal Society of British Artists in Suffolk Street of which he was a member,later vice-president.
from a London address.
Hemleyâ€™s genre scenes of everyday life were often painted on a small scale, and he was fond of painting children at play
Bibl: Victorian Painters – Christopher Wood
Provenance: With Haynes Fine Art