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Muller William James

Muller, William James, was born in 1812, and, after a good general education, was taught painting by Pyne. At first he occupied himself with Gloucestershire scenery, but the subject of his first Academy picture in 1833 was The Destruction of Old London Bridge. His work found appreciation at modest prices, The Cltess Players bringing him but £25, though it has since been sold for £4,000. In 1841 appeared his able sketches The Aye of Francis I. of France, and in 1843 he went into Lycia with "the exploring commission. His health failed, and he returned home to die in 1845.