William HATHERELL 1855–1928
Painter of literary and sentimental genre, and illustrator. Born 18 October 1855 in London. First worked in the City. Studied at the R.A. Schools 1877–9. Exhibited at the R.A. and R.W.S. from 1879, showing portraits, genre and illustrations. Worked for Cassell's, who sent him to Australia to illustrate Picturesque Australia, for The Graphic, and also for American magazines. Lived at Brondesbury, where he laid out a garden and used it as a background for many of his pictures. R.I. 1888. Died in London 7 December 1928.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, I