English Artists Directory

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Aldridge, Frederick James  (F.J. Aldridge) - landscape and seascape painter who exhibited at the Royal Academy and Suffolk Street around 1896-1901. Very little is known about him except that he worked in Worthing, Sussex.

Allan, R. – sometimes signing as “V. Allan” -watercolourist of river landscapes and buildings. The subjects of his paintings were well painted and include the River Thames as well as Oxford and Cambridge Colleges.

Armfield, Edgar – painted mostly sporting scenes. He was possibly related to George Armfield.

ArmfieldGeorge – possibly George Smith-exhibited at the Royal Academy, the British Institute, and Suffolk Street between 1840-1875. He lived and worked in London and painted mainly sporting scenes and landscapes. His paintings of small dogs are similar to those of Landseer.

AshThomas Morris – Birmingham landscape painter exhibiting between 1882-1892. He exhibited many places including the Royal Society of Artists, Birmingham; Royal Society of British Artists; and the Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool.

 

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Boydell,  Creswick – (fl. 1889-1894) landscape painter living in Liverpool. He exhibited at the Royal Academy and Suffolk Street. He was an associate of the Royal Cambrian Academy in Manchester.

 

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Caffyn,  Walter Wallor – (d.1898)  landscape painter who lived and worked in Surrey.

Cameron,  Duncan – (fl. 1871-1900) Scottish landscape painter. He lived in Stirling and later in Edinburgh. He exhibited at the Royal Academy and Suffolk Street.

Charles,  James – (b. 1851, d. 1906) portrait and landscape painter. He studied at Royal Academy schools as well as in Paris at the Academie Julian. He was one of the first plein-air painters in England. He was a member of the New English Art Club and exhibited in many places including the Royal Academy, Royal Society of British Artists, and the Manchester City Art Gallery.

Clare,  George – exhibited between 1860-1900 at the Royal Academy, the British Institute, and Suffolk Street. He painted mostly fruits and flowers and imitations of W.H. Hunt’s paintings.

Clare, Vincent – still-life painter of fruits and flowers. He was the brother of Oliver Clare and son of George Clare. He exhibited at the Royal Society of Artists, Birmingham; Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool; Royal Academy; and elsewhere between 1888-1897.

Cleminson, Robert – exhibited between 1865-1868. He painted sporting scenes with various subjects. He exhibited at the Royal Institute and Suffolk Street.

Clark, S.J. – painted horses, animals, and farmyard scenes. His style was similar to that of J.F. Herring Jnr. He did not exhibit in London.

Clark, Octavious Thomas - (O. T. Clark; born 1851, died 1921) painted oil landscapes and cottages. He was a prolific artist but did not exhibit. Larger canvases are signed with his full name while smaller canvases are signed with his monogram.

Cooper, Henry –  (fl. 1910-1935) painted highland scenes and rural landscapes. He mainly painted in oils, but occasionally in watercolours. He was a prolific artist, but did not appear to have exhibited.

Coppard, C. Law –  (fl. 1858-1880) painted mostly landscapes and cottage scenes. He exhibited at the Royal Academy, Suffolk Street, and the British Institute.

 

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de Breanski, Gustave  – exhibited 1880-1892. Lived in Berks, Kent, and London. Painted mainly coastal scenes and landscapes. He exhibited mainly at the Royal Society of British Artists and the Royal Academy.

 

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Fielder, Henry - lived and worked in Surrey. He was a landscape watercolour painter. He exhibited at the Royal Society of British Artists between 1880-1885.

 

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Gallon, Robert – landscape and coastal scene painter. He exhibited at the Royal Academy and the British Institute in London between the 1860s and 1920s. His style was similar to that of B.W. Leader.

 Green, Alfred H. - (A.H. Green) exhibited between 1844-1862. He painted rural scenes and subjects. He lived in Birmingham and exhibited at the British Institute and at Suffolk Street.

 

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Herring, John Frederick, Jnr – mainly painted copies and imitations of his father’s (John Frederick Herring) works.

Hider, Frank – oil and watercolour painter of coastal scenes as well as rural landscapes. His style was similar to that of S.Y. Johnson.

Holland, John - landscape painter who exhibited between 1880-1884. He mainly painted the Nottingham countryside and coastal scenes. He exhibited at the British Institute and Suffolk Street.

Horsley, Hopkins Hobday - lived and worked in London and Birmingham. He was a landscape painter. Horsley exhibited at the Royal Academy and the British Institution between 1832-1882.

Horton, Miss Etty – lived and worked in London and latter in Hawkhurst in Kent. She painted rural country scenes and exhibited at the Royal Society of Artists, Birmingham, Manchester City Art Gallery, Royal Academy, Royal Society of British Artists, Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours and the Society of Women Artists between 1892-1905.

Hulk, Abraham , Jnr. – landscape painter. He lived and worked in London, and later in Surrey. He exhibited at the Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool; the Royal Academy; and the Royal Society of British Artists between 1881-1896.

 

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Jacobi, M.M. - little known painter who lived in Birmingham and exhibited one painting at the Royal Society of Artists, Birmingham.

Jamieson, F.E. – painted many highland scenes in oil, and many coastal scenes with a very different style in watercolors. He worked under many different names including W. Richards, Phil Hips, F.E. Mulready-Freezor, and H.B. Davis.

Johnson, Sidney Yates - landscape oil painter. His subjects were often coastal or highland scenes and cottages in rural settings. Paintings were usually signed or initialled and dated.

 

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Knight, G. J. – London based painter of landscapes. He exhibited in London during 1878.

 

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Langley, William – painted rural and coastal scenes from around Britain. The style is very similar to many other popular painters of his time. William Langley could be a pseudonym.

Laporte, George Henry – animal and sporting painter. He lived from 1799-1873. He was the son of John Laporte, and brother of Mary Ann Laporte, both painters themselves. He exhibited at the Royal Academy, the British Institute, and Suffolk Street.

Lara, Georgina - (fl. 1862-1871) exhibited at the British Institute and Suffolk Street. She was known for painting rural village and farmyard scenes, with small figures. Her works are similar to those by William Shayer.

Leader, Benjamin Williams - (1831-1923) born Benjamin Williams, but added the surname Leader to separate himself from the Williams family, to whom he was not related. He lived and worked in Worcester. He painted many landscapes and some coastal scenes. He was known to paint with a literal, true-to-nature style. He was an associate at the Royal Academy and exhibited broadly. He married Mary Eastlake and was the father of Benjamin Eastlake Leader.

Linnell, William – landscape painter of mostly rustic genre scenes. He exhibited between 1851-91 mostly at the Royal Academy.

Longstaffe, Edgar - landscape painter who, though very prolific, exhibited very little. Most of the works he exhibited were at the Royal Academy. He exhibited between 1884-1889.

LowCharles – landscape and cattle painter. He exhibited between 1870-1905 at the Royal Academy, the Royal Society of British Artists, and Suffolk Street, among others.

 

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Maggs, John Charles - (b.1819 d. 1896) coaching painter from Bath. He never exhibited, but was well patronized by lovers of coaching. Queen Victoria was known to be a patron of his artwork. He was fond of painting coaches in snow and continued painting coaching scenes well into the railway era.

Maidment, Henry – painted between 1889-1914. He was known for painted rural landscapes. He also worked under the names R Fenson and A Wynne. His work is very collectible because of his talent and popular subjects.

Marshall, Roberto Angelo Kittermaster – (b. 1849) son and pupil of Charles Marshall. He was a landscape painter, exhibited at the Royal Academy; Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool; Manchester City Art Gallery; and various other places between 1880-1912.

 

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Oswald, C. W. - oil painter of landscapes and rural scenes. He lived and worked in Liverpool, exhibiting only once at the Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool.

Owen, Joel – oil painter who flourished between 1900-1920. He painted landscapes and rural scenes. He does not appear to have exhibited.

 

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Paul, Joseph – (1804-1887) was a Norwich landscape painter.

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Rideout, Philip H. – exhibited around the turn of the 20th century. His paintings were mainly small coaching scenes or sporting subjects. Most paintings were pairs, or sets of three to four.

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Sephton, George Harcourt – painted rustic landscapes, portraits, and figures. He lived in London and exhibited at various places including the Royal Academy, and Royal Society of British Artists between 1885-1923.

Sherrin, Daniel – (1868-1940) son of John Sherrin, painter of flowers and still lifes. Daniel Sherrin likely studied with his father. He often followed the styles of other painters including Benjamin W. Leader and Montague Dawson and painted a variety of subjects including landscapes and marine scenes. He also painted under the name L. Richards.

Stainforth, Martin F. – engraver and painter living in London and exhibiting at the Royal Academy between 1895-1931.

Spaulding,  C. B. – (G.B. Spaulding; fl. 1840-1849) sporting and animal painter. He lived in Reading, Brighton, and London and exhibited at the Royal Academy.

 

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Vickers, A. H. –  (1853-1907) landscape painter likely related to Alfred Vickers (1786-1868) and his son, Alfred Gomersal Vickers (1810-1837), both landscape painters themselves. He exhibited at the Royal Academy, the British Institute, and Suffolk Street.

 

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Walker, Charles J.  - (fl. 1864) exhibited at the RA. He lived in Liverpool.

Watson, William - Liverpool animal & landscape painter. He exhibited at the Royal Academy and Suffolk Street. He was a pupil of Landseer & Rosa Bonheur. His paintings are in the Walker Art Gallery Liverpool, The Mappin Art Gallery, Sheffield and The Sunderland Art Gallery.

Watts, Sidney - painted rural landscapes in oil and watercolour. He flourished in the 1900s. His style was similar to that of many other artists of the time, which could indicate that this is a pseudonym. The works were not dated, but often inscribed on the back with the location.

Wilkinson, Henry –  learned engraving from “Hammond of Winchester” gunmakers. He painted and engraved animal and sporting scenes, generally depicting one of his loves: well-bred dogs.

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