|Birth: ||Jan. 27, 1832|
|Death: ||Dec. 22, 1915|
Painter Pre-Raphaelite and book illustrator.
Born in London.In 1847 he enrolled in the Antique Schools at the Royal Academy, winning a silver medal in 1849.In 1857 he joined with Rossetti, Morris, Edward Burne-Jones and others in painting murals on the walls of the Oxford Union Debating Hall.Produced approximately 700 known paintings and drawings and 750 book illustrations during his lifetime. Hughes illustrated Keats's poem "The Eve of St. Agnes".Many paintings were auctioned in Christie´s in 1921.
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Record added: Dec 17, 2006
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