musicienne du silence

Musicienne du silence (c.1900). Arthur Hacker (English, 1858-1919). Oil on canvas.

In his art Hacker was most known for painting religious scenes and portraits, and his art was also influenced by his extensive travels in Spain and North Africa. He studied at the Royal Academy between 1876 and 1880, and at the Atelier Bonnat in Paris. He was twice exhibited at the Royal Academy, in 1878 and 1910.