THE TALE OF THE HUNCHBACK – A THOUSAND AND ONE NIGHTS
Oil on canvas: 51.2 x 60.9 cm / 20.1 x 24 ins
Signed and dated ‘1862' lower right
Painter of genre scenes and figures. Orientalist.
Alice Walker executed paintings of high quality.
Exhibition: London Royal Academy 1862, n. 674 – Leighton House Museum and Art Gallery “Tales from the Arabian Nights: A Victorian Fantasy”, from December 15th 1997 to January 28th 1998.
Illustration: Desmond, Joanna, “Tales from the Arabian Night : A Victorian Fantasy”, London, 1997, cover illustration.
Born in Leeds in the first half of the 19th Century
Ch. Wood, "Dictionary of Victorian Painters", Antique Collector's Club, Woodbridge 1971.