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Artist name:

William Shayer (Junior)

Artist date(s): 1811-1892
Artist nationality: British

Artwork title:

Accident on the Hunting Field

Artwork type: Painting
Medium: oil on canvas
Measurements: 303x407
Reference ID: 1735

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Son of William Shayer snr., Shayer jnr. was presumably taught by his father. He initially specialised in the same themes as the father, but struggled to find success and became a coach driver. This led him to paint the coaching scenes for which he is best-known and which offer a very authentic view of the coaching world. He achieved some success with these works, and a number were reproduced in engraving, but he suffered again in late century as the coaching era came to an end.

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