Herbert James Draper, 1863-1920, was an English Classicist painter in the Victorian era. During his lifetime Draper was quite famous and a well-known portrait painter. He focused mainly on mythological themes from ancient Greece
. Herbert James Draper oil painting "The Lament For Icarus" from 1898 won the gold medal at the Exposition Universelle in Paris in 1900. He was also responsible for the decoration of the ceiling of the Drapers' Hall in the City of London. -- The Copyright of Scripts is Reserved by Toperfect.