Sir Francis Bernard Dicksee, 1853-1928, was an English Victorian
painter, best known for his paintings of dramatic literary, historical, and legendary scenes. He also was a noted painter of portraits of fashionable women
, which helped to bring him success. Sir Francis Bernard Dicksee was elected to the Academy in 1891 and became its President in 1924. He was knighted in 1925, and named to the Royal Victorian Order by King George V in 1927. -- The Copyright of Scripts is Reserved by Toperfect.