Thomas Frank Heaphy (1813-1873)

Robin Hood & Maid Marian

PriceGBP 10500.00 (Pound Sterling)

MediumOil on canvas ,signed with monogram and dated 1866 (lower right)

Dimensions34.00inch wide 45.00inch high (86.36 cm wide 114.30 cm high)

DescriptionThomas Frank Heaphy was a painter of portraits and historical genre subjects. The eldest son of Thomas Heaphy (1775-1835), Thomas Frank was born and died in London.

He visited Italy with his father in 1831, where he developed enthusiasm for Italian religious art and portraiture. In 1861 he published eight articles in the Art Journal attempting to ascertain the origin of the likeness of Christ. Between 1859 and 1862 he exhibited a series of portraits of peasant women of various nationalities at the RA.