Alfred Dawson (Alfred Dawson)

Alfred Dawson

Landscape Painter and Etcher. He studied art under his father, a marine and landscape painter, before establishing himself as a successful etcher and landscape painter in Chertsey, Surrey. He exhibited regularly at the Royal Academy, London, between 1860 and 1889, showing works including “A Page from Gray’s Elegy” and “Leaving the Plough”. He also showed at the Suffolk Street Gallery, London, and the Royal Institute of Oil Painters. In addition to his career as a landscape painter he produced illustrations for a number of books, including “A Royal Warren, or Picturesque Rambles in the Isle of Purbeck”, and “A History of Dorset”. In later life he was frequently commissioned to produce etchings for “The Portfolio” magazine. (bio by: js)

Born

  • August, 30, 1843
  • England

Died

  • April, 04, 1931
  • England

Cemetery

  • Stone Cemetery
  • Kent
  • England

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