William Powell Frith (19 January 1819 – 9 November 1909) was an English painter specialising in genre subjects and panoramic narrative works of life in the Victorian era. He was elected to the Royal Academy in 1853, presenting The Sleeping Model as his Diploma work. He has been described as the "greatest British painter of the social scene since Hogarth".
Narrative art is art that tells a story
The Clique was an informal society formed in around 1837 by a group of friends while they were students at ...
Refers to any realist painting that also carries a clearly discernible social or political comment
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