Redhill, Surrey, England on 6 July 1857. He studied at the Slade School of Fine Art, University College, London for three years, and was awarded a travelling scholarship enabling him to further his studies in Madrid and with Jean-Paul Laurens, (1838-1921) at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris. Following his return to England he set up a studio in Fulham, London and subsequently worked as a painter, illustrator and etcher He exhibited at the Royal Academy, Royal Society of British Artists, Royal Society of Oil Painters, Fine Art Society, Walker's Gallery, Royal Society of Painter-Etchers and Gravers, Ridley Art Club, New English Art Club, Baillie Gallery, New Gallery, Royal Society of Portrait Painters and Grosvenor Gallery in London; Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool; Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts, Royal Birmingham Society of Artists; Royal Hibernian Academy in Dublin: Manchester Academy of Fine Arts; and at the Paris Salon.

Text source: Arts + Architecture Profiles from Art History Research net (AHRnet)

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