(1842 - 1922)
Robert Bateman was active/lived in United Kingdom. Robert Bateman is known for painting.
Biography Robert Bateman
Robert Bateman (1842-1922)
He was one of a group of young artists who came to prominence in
the 1860s, devoting themselves to literary subjects and poetic
landscapes which represent a significant aspect of the emerging
Aesthetic movement. Since he was a man of private means who could
afford to work slowly, his oeuvre
is small (only thirty-two pictures are recorded and far fewer known to
survive) and was for long shrouded in obscurity. Bateman's work is notoriously eccentric and often refers to
the Renaissance masters, whom he had studied on visits to Italy and
Spain in the early 1860s. Both tendencies are characteristic of his
masterpiece, The Pool of Bethesda of 1876-7 (Yale), while it would
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