William Shakespeare Burton
(1830 - 1916)
William Shakespeare Burton was active/lived in United Kingdom. William Burton is known for painting.
Biography William Shakespeare Burton
Artist William Burton Shakespeare was born in 1830.
William Burton Shakespeare was an English genre and historical painter of the Victorian era. His grandfather was a printer. His father, William Evans Burton, was a comic actor and playwright, who gained popularity in the United States.
As an only child, Burton worked at copying prints as a teenager. He later studied at King's College and the Royal Academy School, where he won a gold medal in 1852 for a painting depicting Samson and Delilah.
Burton is primarily remembered for his work "The Wounded Cavalier", which was exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1856. It was considered his only participation with the Pre-Raphaelite movement of the 1850s. In his later years Burton mainly
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