William Roxby Beverley Sketches
An intriguing framed and glazed page from the sketchbook of William Roxby Beverley, renowned 19th century theatrical scene painter and artist.
H: 23cm W: 28cm D: 1cm
Born into a theatrical family William Roxby Beverley (1811 - 1889) soon rose to fame as one of the country’s most prominent scene painters and his work was used in some of the West End’s most prestigious theatres. He also exhibited his smaller works at the Royal Academy over a 15 year period from 1865 to 1880.
This little excerpt from one of his sketchbooks offers a personal insight into his creative process.