Tuesday Art ATTACK- Arthur Hacker "The Temptation Of Sir Percival"

The Temptation Of Sir Percival Arthur Hacker British artist Arthur Hacker was born in London in 1858. His father, Edward Hacker, was a well known print engraver. Hacker received his education at the Royal Academy and also studied in Paris. Hacker's work had a strong Victorian style and dealt with many religious and mythological scenes. He exhibited twice at the Royal Academy, in 1878 and 1910. Hacker created the "The Temptation Of Sir Percival" in 1896 in oil. Percival was a mythical figure who was one of the Knight of the Round Table who quested for the Holy Grail. Hacker passed away in 1919.

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