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HEMY, Charles Napier (1841 - 1917), Painter, watercolourist, pastellist, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
HEMY, Charles Napier (1841 - 1917), Painter, watercolourist, pastellist, draughtsman

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British, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 24 May 1841, in Newcastle upon Tyne; died 30 September 1917, in Falmouth.

Painter, watercolourist, pastellist, draughtsman. Genre scenes, landscapes, seascapes, still-lifes.

[not available online]Charles Napier Hemy travelled round the world from 1850 to 1852 and became a lover of the sea. He first studied with W. Bell Scott in Newcastle art college, then joined the

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