William Henry Margetson (1861 -1940) On The Sands, 1900

 William Henry Margetson (1861 -1940) On The Sands, 1900

William Henry Margetson was a British figurative painter whose subject matter was primarily Victorian-era women. Born in London in 1961, he studied at Dulwich College and at the Royal Academy of Arts, before becoming a member of the Royal Institute in 1909. Though the artist's subjects varied, he made his living taking on portrait commissions. His later work was influenced by the Pre-Raphaelite painters like William Holman Hunt and Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema. Today, his portrait of the poet Lord Alfred Tennyson hangs is in the National Portrait Gallery in London.
William Henry Margetson fue un pintor figurativo británico cuyo tema principal eran las mujeres de la época victoriana. Nacido en Londres en 1961, estudió en el Dulwich College y en la Royal Academy of Arts, antes de convertirse en miembro del Royal Institute en 1909. Aunque los temas del artista variaban, se ganaba la vida asumiendo comisiones de retratos. Su trabajo posterior estuvo influenciado por los pintores prerrafaelitas como William Holman Hunt y Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema. Hoy, su retrato del poeta Lord Alfred Tennyson cuelga está en la National Portrait Gallery de Londres.

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