Art With a Moral Message: William Powell Frith and Victorian Realism

Pamela Fletcher

As she prepares for her next book, Professor of Art History Pamela Fletcher examines how Victorian art reflected social reality.

In a recent faculty seminar she focused on the work of William Powell Frith, a one-time celebrity of the art world who was pushed into obscurity by the rise of modernism. Read more in Bowdoin News


  1. Liz Collins says:

    I would love to speak to Ms. Fletcher or Mr. Porter regarding the art of WP Frith. I am looking for someone knowledgeable as I have two Victorian pieces that must have been commissioned work. They are portraits of young women and are signed engraved by W Hall and Painted by W.P. Frith. Could you help connect with either?

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