Joseph Edward Southall
(1861 - 1944)
Joseph Edward Southall was active/lived in England. Joseph Southall is known for portraits, landscapes, British Arts and Crafts painting.
Born in Nottingham, England, in 1861, he lived most of his life in Birmingham, and became an exponent of the British Arts and Crafts school of painting. A Quaker by faith, he was an articled clerk in an architectural firm in Birmingham before deciding to become a painter.
From 1882, he attended classes at the Birmingham School of Art, and had become a leading painter in that town by the 1890s. He visited Italy in 1883, staying for thirteen weeks, and returning after 1885 on a research trip on behalf of John Ruskin, whom he had met through an uncle. Subsequenly, he visited Italy and France for long stays in spring and fall.
Southall also became a good friend of Pre-Raphaelite painter Edward Burne-Jones, whom he visited freq ... Displaying 750 of 1794 characters.