Dutch-born British Classicist painter of great fame (OM, RA), whose wife Laura EPPS (1852-1909) was also a distinguished painter.
Her sister, Nellie EPPS (Mrs Edmund GOSSE), and her daughter Sylvia GOSSE were also painters who visited and worked in Cornwall. The family were occasional visitors to the St Ives Arts Club, and had many friends in the locale.
Painter of Classical themes
Hardie (2009) Artists in Newlyn and West Cornwall (p312)
Whybrow (1994) St Ives (1883-1900 list, p 210);
Wood (1995) Victorian Painters (large bibliography)