Waller Hugh Paton
(1828 - 1895)
Waller Hugh Paton was active/lived in United Kingdom. Waller Paton is known for Landscape painting.
Biography Waller Hugh Paton
Waller Hugh Paton, younger brother of Sir Joseph Noel Paton, was a
prolific and successful landscape artist working in both oil and watercolor. As a youth he assisted his father in damask design. In 1848
he took watercolor lessons from John Houston, R.S.A. and began
painting in earnest.
He exhibited annually at the Royal Scottish Academy
(1851-95), and at the Royal Academy (1860-80). In 1862 he was
commissioned by Queen Victoria to make a drawing of Holyrood Palace.
On a visit to London in 1860, Paton is reported to have studied Turner's
work avidly. He compares to Turner at his most Claudean, in that whilst
he is attentive to atmospheric effects, his works possess a classical
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