Haynes King



Artist's Biography & Works For Sale

Haynes King was born in Barbados in 1831. His family moved to London in 1834 and his formal art training was received from The Heatherley School of Fine Art then known as Leigh’s Academy in Newman Street.

King focused on genre paintings which appealed to Victorian sentimentality, for example paintings like ‘Homeless’, painted in 1872, ‘Mothers and their little ones’ (ca 1874) and ‘The letter’ (1872).

Haynes King exhibited frequently at the Royal Academy between the years 1860 and 1904 and also at the Society of British Artists of which he was an elected member. King also painted other subjects including landscapes and coastal scenes.Following a long battle with ill health, King took his own life in 1904.

Paintings by Haynes King are in private and public collections worldwide.

We also wish to buy original paintings by Haynes King, so if you have one for sale please contact us for a free appraisal.