Edwin Henry Landseer
1802 – 1873
English Romantic painter; in his yout training with numerous artists (for example with B.R. Haydons) and as early as the age of thirteen he was exhibiting at the Royal Academy in London - he became a regular member as late as 1826. In the Victorian England he was very popular as a painter of animals (one of the dog breeds of the Newfoundland type was even named after him) and was also an excellent portrait painter - he portrayed the Queen Victoria as well as numerous members of her family. He is also the artist who produced many hunting scenes situated in romantic nature.