Henry Robinson Hall

Henry Robinson Hall (1859–1927) was a Victorian and Edwardian landscape painter in oils and watercolours noted for his Highland cattle.

Henry Robinson Hall
Grave of Henry Robinson Hall - St Andrews Church Coniston.jpg
Grave marker
Born1859
York
Died31 May 1927
Barrow-in-Furness
Resting placeConiston
NationalityBritish
Known forHighland cattle
Spouse(s)Mary Annie née Bleasdale

LifeEdit

Hall was born to Eliza Robinson in the City of York in 1859 and died on 31 May 1927 at Barrow-in-Furness.[1] He lived in the City of York, Elswick, Blackpool, Woodland, Coniston and Barrow-in-Furness,[2][3] and married Mary Annie née Bleasdale. He is buried in the yard of St. Andrews parish church at Coniston.[1]

Hall was a painter who exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1902 [4] and was a fellow of the North British Academy of Arts.[5]

Hall's known works include:

  • A Cattle Raid in the Highlands (1890).[6]
  • Coniston Lake from Lake Bank (nd).[7]
  • Denizen of the Highlands (nd).[8]
  • Drover with Cows by Lake Buttermere Evening (nd).[9]
  • Evening Glow (1902) [4]
  • Highland Cattle (nd).[10]
  • Highland Cattle above Loch Maree (nd).[11]
  • Highland Cattle Loch Lomond (nd).[citation needed]
  • Highland Cattle, Isle of Skye (nd).[12]
  • River Wyre Nr Poulton-le-Fylde (1897).[citation needed]
  • The Dying Stag (1896).[citation needed]
  • The Ghyll, Coniston, Cumbria (nd).[13]
  • The Home of the Golden Eagle (nd).[14]
  • The Young Falconer (nd).[15]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b In Memory of Henry Robinson Hall ..., Monumental Inscription, St Andrews Churchyard, Coniston (Cumbria) 1927.
  2. ^ Census Returns of England and Wales for 1861-1921, The National Archives, Kew (Surrey) 1861-1921.
  3. ^ Aulthurstside Church of England School, Broughton-in-Furness - Admission Registers, BDS 46, Cumbria County Record Office, Barrow in Furness, 1875-1958.
  4. ^ a b The Royal Academy of Arts: A Complete Dictionary of Contributors and Their Work from its Foundation in 1769 to 1904 - Volume 3 Eadie to Harraden by Algernon Graves, Henry Graves and George Bell, London 1905, page 356a.
  5. ^ Paintings authenticated by HR Hall, BDB17/SP3/61, Cumbria County Record Office, Barrow-in-Furness, 1910.
  6. ^ A Cattle Raid in the Highlands Lot78 - Henry R. Hall Painting sold by Brunk Auctions, Asheville NC, 6 September 2006.
  7. ^ Coniston Lake from Lake Bank in The Dock Museum, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria England LA142PW. Accessed 17 July 2012.
  8. ^ "Denizen of the Highlands". Art UK. Retrieved 26 November 2018.
  9. ^ Drover with Cows by Lake Buttermere Evening uploaded to Wikigallery.org. Accessed 21 January 2010.
  10. ^ "Highland Cattle". Art UK. Retrieved 26 November 2018.
  11. ^ Highland Cattle above Loch Maree in Rossendale Museum, Rossendale, Lancashire, England BB46RE. Accessed 17 July 2012.
  12. ^ Highland Cattle, Isle of Skye for sale by Meibohm Fine Arts, East Aurora, New York, USA. Accessed 19 July 2014.
  13. ^ The Ghyll, Coniston, Cumbria in Atkinson Art Gallery Collection, c/- Sefton Council, Southport England PR81DA. Accessed 17 July 2012.
  14. ^ The Home of the Golden Eagle Lot 344 - H R Hall sold by Halls Fine Arts, Shrewsbury Shropshire, 8 November 2006.
  15. ^ The Young Falconer in Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kendal, Cumbria, England LA95AL. Accessed 17 July 2012.