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Victorian English 19th century farm yard scene with shire horses and a couple


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William Edward Millner was born in 1849 in Lincolnshire, and was a Victorian painter of landscapes and rustic genre.
He worked his entire life in the town of Gainsborough. He exhibited 8 works at The Royal Academy. Some of his works show the influence of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood.
his pictures were shown several times at the Royal Academy and since, with his works being held by leading public art galleries and a significant collection housed at Gainsborough Old Hall Museum.
This painting is a typical example of Millner's work, they show country figures, rustic labourers, Lincolnshire village life and of course horses, for which he is possibly most admired.
William Edward Millner passed away in 1885.


Reference Number: 2078