Henry Clarence Whaite
British, 1828 - 1912
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Whaite was a landscape painter and watercolorist. Born in Manchester. The landscape of Wales gave him the inspiration for many of his pictures were painted. He was a founder member of the Manchester Academy of Fine Arts and the first president of the Royal Cambrian Academy of Art in Conway. In 1859 he exhibited at the Royal Academy in London, where the artist and critic John Ruskin criticised his overly minute execution, causing him to adopt a bolder style.
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