Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Macbeth, Robert Walker

Fair Pledges of a Fruitful Tree
Oil on Canvas
36.2 x 30.3 in. (92 x 77 cm)
Location unknown

Robert Walker Macbeth (1848 - 1910) was a Scottish painter specializing in pastoral landscape and the rustic genre. He studied in London, producing realistic everyday scenes and working for The Graphic magazine. In 1874 he became an associate of the Royal Water Colour Society. Both as painter and as etcher he was very popular. He painted in the Lincolnshire and Somerset countryside.