(1804 - 1888)
Richard Redgrave was active/lived in England. Richard Redgrave is known for social realist painting, engraving, education.
Biography Richard Redgrave
Richard Redgrave RA (1804 - 1889)
Richard Redgrave studied engraving* in his father's offices on
Buckingham Palace Road. Frequent journeys on the outskirts of London
gave him a love of the outdoors and a habit of sketching from
nature. He also made careful studies of the Elgin Marbles*.
He decided to become a painter, exhibiting at the Royal Academy* 
from 1825, and entering the Royal Academy Schools from 1826, supporting
himself by teaching.
His early years as an artist were difficult ones, until in 1837 he exhibited Gulliver on the Farmer's Table, which brought him to the attention of a wide audience by engravings. The Seamstress
(1844) - showing a girl working late at night
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