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Display artist/maker:

Herbert Thomas Dicksee

Born: 1862, UK, England, London   Died: 1942, London

Painter and printmaker. Son of the portraitist Thomas Francis Dicksee (1819-1895) and younger brother of the artist Sir Frank Dicksee (1853-1928). Studied at the Slade School of Art under Alphonse Legros (1837-1911), 1878-83. He succeeded his father as a drawing master at the City of London School and exhibited at the Royal Academy between 1885 and 1904. He produced detailed etchings and mezzotints of animal subjects, particularly dogs and lions, the latter of which he studied at the zoological gardens in London. He also painted, illustrated books and magazines and modelled a bronze of a tiger

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