|PAINTER, SCIENTIST, CIVIL SERVANT (SCOTLAND)|
|BORN 19 Sep 1806, Aberdeen - DIED 14 Feb 1864, Streatham, Durrey|
Educated in England. He visited Italy, where he was influenced by the Nazarener. He introduced their idea's in England in 1828, by means of a Madonna and tried to renew religious painting in a medieval style.
Dyce was one of the few members of the Royal Academy who valued the works of the preraphelite artists. They influenced each other and he was the one who introduced their work to John Ruskin, by forcing him to look at Millais' "Carpenter's Shop".
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Murray, Peter & Linda Murray, The Penguin Dictionary of Arts & Artists, Fourth Edition, Penguin Books, Harmondsworth, 1981
Schilderkunst van A tot Z, REBO, Lisse, 1990
Whelchel, Harriet (ed.), John Ruskin and the Victorian Eye, Harry N. Abrams, New York, 1993