William Henry Hamilton Trood
(1860 - 1899)
William Henry Hamilton Trood was active/lived in England, United Kingdom. William Trood is known for dog paintings, portraits.
Biography William Henry Hamilton Trood
William Henry Trood was a painter and sculpture who specialized in painting dogs. His work is characterized by a highly finished, sympathetic quality with great attention to detail, yet it is rarely sentimental. From his youth Trood lived and studied dogs. Trood said: "I have painted them since I was four years old, but not until I was twenty could I paint one properly."
At one time he kept a menageries in the back garden of his Chelsea studio until the neighbors complained of the noise. Afterwards he kept a fox, a badger and an otter running loose in his room with his dogs. He once tried hypnotism on a dog to try and keep it to stay still but its eyes looked unnatural.
Trood exhibited regularly in England but mainly at
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