Arthur Fitzwilliam Tait

Arthur Fitzwilliam Tait (1819–1905) was a British-American painter known for his depictions of wildlife, especially birds and game animals. Born in England, Tait immigrated to the United States in 1850 and became one of the leading animal painters of his time. He specialised in scenes of hunting, fishing, and rural life, often set in the American wilderness. Tait's paintings are characterised by their realistic detail, lively compositions, and atmospheric landscapes. He was particularly skilled at capturing the natural behaviour and character of animals, imbuing his works with a sense of vitality and authenticity.

Arthur Fitzwilliam Tait (1819–1905) was a British-American painter known for his depictions of wildlife, especially birds and game animals. Born in England, Tait immigra...
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Arthur Fitzwilliam Tait (1819–1905) was a British-American painter known for his depictions of wildlife, especially birds and game animals. Born in England, Tait immigrated to the United States in 1850 and became one of the leading animal painters of his time. He specialised in scenes of hunting, fishing, and rural life, often set in the American wilderness. Tait's paintings are characterised by their realistic detail, lively compositions, and atmospheric landscapes. He was particularly skilled at capturing the natural behaviour and character of animals, imbuing his works with a sense of vitality and authenticity.
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