(1858 - 1919)
Arthur Hacker was active/lived in England, Spain. Arthur Hacker is known for bucolic scene, figure and portrait painting, teaching.
Biography Arthur Hacker
Arthur Hacker was born in London, the son of Edward Hacker the line engraver. He went to the Royal Academy schools from 1876-1880, before studying in Paris at the atelier of Léon Bonnat (1833-1922), an internationally famous portrait painter and close friend of Degas.
Having finished his studies, Hacker travelled with his friend Solomon J Solomon to study the Spanish Old Masters in Madrid, then on to Seville, Gibraltar and Tangiers. He later returned to visit various parts of North Africa including Morocco and Algiers. Hacker was a founding member of the New English Art Club in 1886.
His early work consisted largely of genre and historical scenes, such as Pelagia and Philemon (1887, Walker Art
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