Towards the end of his career, he campaigned for students at the Royal Academy Schools to have proper life classes with nude models. And a nude got him into trouble.
Portraits and more of mysterious beauty and fascination. No quick thrills, but haunting images.
Best known as the most influential children’s book illustrator, he painted several narrative paintings too.
Beautiful painterly works showing Arthurian and classical legends, in the years before the First World War.