EDWIN ELLIS "A FISHING HAVEN" signed lower right and dated 1883 watercolour framed.
Size 54cm by 75cm
Edwin Ellis (1842 1895) was an English artist born in Nottingham England. He started working life as a lace draughtsman. As an artist he was known for his dramatic paintings of the British coastline particularly around Yorkshire Wales and Cornwall. He painted mainly in oils in a broad impressionistic style. He also painted in watercolour. He exhibited extensively at the Royal Society of British Artists (elected member in 1875) the Royal Academy and many other galleries in London and other UK cities. A major retrospective exhibition of his work was held at the Nottingham Museum and Art Gallery in 1893.