John Graham Lough
(1789 - 1876)
John Graham Lough was active/lived in United Kingdom. John Lough is known for sculpture.
Biography John Graham Lough
The Northumbrian, John Graham Lough, has been described as a
'transitional' Victorian sculptor, who, despite spending three years in
Italy, challenged the neo-classical ideal of beauty and subject matter.
His early critical success, however, was not continued later in his long
career. Like many innovative painters and composers of the time (but
fewer sculptors) Lough was hugely inspired by William Shakespeare. Duncan's Horses
is Lough's first (1833-4), and perhaps most ambitious, interpretation
of a Shakespearian subject. It is taken from Macbeth Act II, scene iv.
Ross: And Duncan's horses, - a thing most strange and certain, -
Beauteous and swift, the
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