George Adolphus Storey
(1834 - 1919)
George Adolphus Storey was active/lived in United Kingdom. George Storey is known for Portrait and genre painting, illustration.
Biography George Adolphus Storey
Like his friends James Archer and G. D. Leslie, Storey was among the
many artists who felt the influence of the Pre-Raphaelites in the
1850s, although his later work is more conventional, reflecting his
membership of the St John's Wood Clique. In his autobiography, Sketches from Memory, he recalled how Millais's painting The Carpenter's Shop
(Tate Britain) 'startled the art public of England' when it was
exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1850, how many people, himself
included, 'saw in it the advent of a great artist', and how this
masterpiece and other work by Millais that followed - Mariana, A Huguenot, Ophelia,
etc. - 'sent all the younger men to nature', thus doing 'more than
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