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Here are all the paintings of Robert Braithwaite Martineau 01
Oil Pantings, Sorted from A to Z
Kit's First Writing Lesson
Oil on canvas 52.1 x 70.5 cm
(20 1/2 x 27 3/4 in)
Tate Gallery London (mk63)
The Last day in the old home
Oil on canvas
Robert Braithwaite Martineau
English genre and portrait Painter, 1826-1869
was an English painter. He first trained as a lawyer and later entered the Royal Academy where he was awarded a silver medal. He studied under Pre-Raphaelite artist William Holman Hunt and once shared a studio with him. He died at the age of 43. He married Maria Wheeler and had two children with her. His most famous painting, "The Last Day in the Old Home" portrays a man who has brought ruin upon his family and can be seen at the Tate Gallery in London. Other paintings were bequeathed to the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford and Liverpool Art Gallery by his daughter Helen. Other less well known paintings include "Kit's First Writing Lesson" and "Picciola".