People from Walton-On-The-Naze: Frank Paton, Charles Cathcart, 2nd Earl Cathcart, D. F. Lewis Books LLC

ISBN: 9781158279982

Published: October 14th 2010

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26 pages


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People from Walton-On-The-Naze: Frank Paton, Charles Cathcart, 2nd Earl Cathcart, D. F. Lewis by Books LLC
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Chapters: Frank Paton, Charles Cathcart, 2nd Earl Cathcart, D. F. Lewis. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 24. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than aMoreChapters: Frank Paton, Charles Cathcart, 2nd Earl Cathcart, D. F. Lewis. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 24.

Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Frank Paton (1855 - 1909) was an English artist of the Victorian and Edwardian eras, best known for his paintings of animals and scenes of rural life. He was a successful artist during his lifetime and could even count Queen Victoria as an admirer of his work.

His most famous compositions, Fairest of Them All and Puss in Boots (1880), have adorned many a wall in the form of plates and posters. In addition, his series of printed Christmas cards published between 1880 and 1909 have become an affordable way for those interested in Patons art to begin a collection.

Frank Paton was born on November 23, 1855 in Stepney, London, England. His parents were James Paton and Mary Ann Paton (nee Ross) and he was the youngest of their seven children. Although Stepney, in the East End of London, was a stronghold for the Paton family, Frank Paton grew up in and around Gravesend, Kent as his father was a maritime pilot (Gravesend, at the mouth of the river Thames, was a pilots station for the port of London).

Unlike his brothers, the majority of whom entered the Merchant Navy, Frank Paton showed an early talent for drawing animals and was allowed to follow his artistic bent. His first known exhibition was at the tender age of sixteen, the piece being a portrait of a German peasant girl. Family rumour has it that Paton briefly spent time in France working in stained glass before being recalled by his father. It is believed that he then travelled to, and made a living in, Australia. Paton had relatives in Australia - an Uncle and Aunt had emigrated there from London in the 1850s and settled in Williamstown, Victoria - so this is plausible and Australian immi...http: //booksllc.net/?id=1856768



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