(1840 - 1905)
Simeon Solomon was active/lived in England, United Kingdom. Simeon Solomon is known for painting.
Biography Simeon Solomon
Simeon Solomon (1840-1905) born in London to an artistic Jewish family and attended the Royal Academy Schools for arts. Solomon become a known
figure in the pre-Raphaelite movement and painted many pictures
influenced by Biblical and Jewish themes.
It was after his introduction
to Algernon Charles Swinburne around 1865 where he became influenced by
the Classicists which became his dominant style. It is in this style
that Solomon was able to symbolically express himself and composed many
pictures of languorous, aesthetic youths. His work became known in
America after being featured in Frederick Hollyer's photographic album
'Portraits of any person of Note' in 1866. Today he is also recog
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