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WILLIAM JOSEPH SHAYER (1811-1891)

1811 to 1891, England

A Gentleman holding his dark bay Hunter at the Steps of a Country House

Oil on canvas

signed and dated 1850

40.60 x 50.80 cm    15.98 x 20.00 inches


W J Shayer was the eldest son of the painter William Shayer and was born in Chichester on 2nd April 1811. His stepbrothers, Charles Waller and Henry Thring Shayer, were also talented animal and landscape artists.

William Joseph’s work is sometimes confused with that of his illustrious father and it is assumed that the former was taught by his father in his studio. William Joseph ...
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