George William Joy
(1844 - 1925)
George William Joy was active/lived in England, Ireland. George Joy is known for history, figure and social genre painting.
Biography George William Joy
George William Joy:
Born in Dublin, George Joy learned painting and drawing at London's South Kensington School of Art, and at the Royal Academy schools under John Everett Millais, before going to Paris for two years in 1868 to study portraiture and narrative history painting under Charles Francois Jalabert.
Returning to London, he successfully submitted Laodamia and Joan of Arc to the Royal Academy, following these narrative pictures with a series of patriotic works (eg. The Young Nelson, The Young Wellington, The Little Drummer Boy, et al), portraits (eg. HRH Princess Alice of Albany) and yet more narrative paintings (eg. The Danaids), which won him medals at the Royal Academy, the Paris Salon, Munic
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