A Moorland Hamlet
Walter Follen Bishop was born in Liverpool and trained in the city at the Royal Institution and Liverpool School of Art. He also attended University College School in London, West London School of Art and Academie Julian in Paris. He exhibited at the Royal Academy from 1882, at the Liverpool Autumn Exhibition from 1879, at the Royal Institution from 1884 and at the Royal College of Art from 1903. He was a prolific and successful painter of landscape watercolours.