Top Ten Paintings by Frederick Walker

Top Ten Paintings by Frederick Walker

       Frederick Walker, the son of a William Walker, a jeweler  was born in 1840. After a brief education at the North London Collegiate School, Walker found employment in an architect’s office. Walker had always been keen on drawing and for a short period in 1858 became a student at the Royal Academy. At the end of 1858 Walker became an apprentice to the wood engraver, Josiah Wood. The following year Frederick Walker’s engravings began appearing in magazines including Good Words, Once a Week and Everybody’s Journal. In 1860 William Makepeace Thackeray began using his illustrations for his new journal, the Cornhill Magazine. This included the illustrations for Thackeray’s novel, the Adventures of Philip that was published in 1862.

  1. Spring (1864)

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  2. The Bathers (1868)

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  3. The Housewife (1871)

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  4. Philip in Church (1862)
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  5. Refreshment (1864)

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  6. The Chaplain’s Daughter (1868)

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  7. The Vagrants (1871)

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  8. Pile of Herrings
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  9. Two Flounders

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