The Hunted Slaves by Richard Ansdell was created in 1861. The painting is in Walker Art Gallery. The size of the work is 184 x 308 cm and is made as an oil on canvas.
The Artist: British painter of animals and genre scenes Richard Ansdell was born in Liverpool. He had a natural talent for art from an early age. After leaving school worked for a portrait painter in Chatham in Kent, and also spent time as a sign painter in the Netherlands. He first exhibited at the Liverpool Academy in 1835, becoming a student there the following year. His animal and rural subjects proved to be popular and he soon attracted wealthy patrons… Read More