George Charles Haite
(1855 - 1924)
George Charles Haite was active/lived in New York / United Kingdom. George Haite is known for land-and townscape painting.
Biography George Charles Haite
An English designer, painter, illustrator & writer, George Charles Haité's most
famous work is the iconic cover design of the Strand Magazine, launched
in 1891, which helped popularize the Sherlock Holmes stories of Arthur
Conan Doyle. Haité was also a founder member and the first president of
the London Sketch Club.
His friend, the great war correspondent
Frederic Villiers, noted that: "I never met a man who was so rapid with
brush and colours in transferring an impression to his canvas. His
memory is so marvelously correct that one may watch him produce, within
an hour or so, a sketch of a Dutch market-place with its greyness of
atmosphere, a street in Bruges with the architectural beauty
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