Herbert Thomas Dicksee

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Herbert Thomas Dicksee (1862-1942) was an English painter and illustrator, best known for his animal and landscape paintings. He was born in London, England, into a family of artists, and was the younger brother of Sir Frank Dicksee, who was also a famous painter. Herbert Dicksee began his artistic training at the South Kensington School of Art, later studying at the Royal Academy Schools. He exhibited his work at the Royal Academy from 1881 to 1918 and at other major galleries in London and elsewhere in Britain. His paintings often featured animals, particularly dogs, and he was highly regarded for his ability to capture their movement and personality. In addition to his painting career, Dicksee was also a successful illustrator, contributing to books and magazines. He was a member of several prestigious artistic societies, including the Royal Society of British Artists and the Royal Society of Painters in Watercolours. Herbert Thomas Dicksee died in 1942 at the age of 79.