(1829 - 1920)
James Hayllar was active/lived in United Kingdom. James Hayllar is known for painting.
Biography James Hayllar
James Hayllar was noted for his portraits, but portrayed children from 1866 onwards, achieving his first success with "Miss Lily's Carriage stops the Way" from this time on he continued to paint a great many subjects which included children and pretty girls. In 1875 he rented "Castle Priory" a large house in Wallingford, on the Thames, from where he painted many of his works, often depicting village life.
Four of his daughters, Jessica, Edith, Mary and Kate, were all talented artists, exhibiting alongside their father at The Royal Academy. A study of the work of, "James Hayllar and his daughters was published by Christopher Wood in the Connoisseur in April-May, 1974.
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