Sydney Prior Hall
(1842 - 1922)
Sydney Prior Hall was active/lived in United Kingdom. Sydney Hall is known for portrait, wildlife painting, illustration.
Biography Sydney Prior Hall
Sydney Prior Hall (1842-1922)
Born at All Saints, Newmarket, Suffolk, on 18 October 1842, eldest son of artist Henry (Harry) Hall (1815-1882 q.v.), and his wife, Ellen Ann née Payne. Educated at Merchant Taylors' School, London, and at Pembroke College, Oxford, where he held a scholarship and in 1865 gained a first class in literae humaniores. He also attended the Royal Academy Schools in London under Arthur Hughes.
Hall produced a series of 100 Oxford sketches (1864-1866) illustrating topical events in the life of the university. Although a talented painter in oils and in watercolors and exhibited at the Dudley Gallery, Grosvenor Gallery, Liverpool Walker Art Gallery, Manchester City Art Gallery, New
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