James Clarke Waite
(1832 - 1921)
James Clarke Waite was active/lived in United Kingdom, England, Australia. James Waite is known for portrait, history, figure and genre painting.
Biography James Clarke Waite
JAMES CLARKE WAITE (1832-1921)
Born in England and active in London from 1863 until 1885, James Clarke Waite likely acquired his meticulous genre style at the Royal Academy, where he often exhibited. A member of the Royal Society of British Artists, he showed more than 117 works at Suffolk Street. He also exhibited at the British Institution and the Old Watercolour Society. Around 1885, Waite emigrated to Australia, where he remained for the rest of his life, finding additional success as a portrait and history painter.
The subject of a convalescing Confederate officer is a curious departure for the artist, who specialized in scenes of children with pets, such as Feeding the Kitten, or elderly people, as in The
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