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Charles John De Lacy (1856-1929)   BIOGRAPHY

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Ships cannons
Framed (ref: 6377)
Watercolour heightened with body colour
20cm x 26.5cm

 


Provenance: Lieu Commander KSJ McConnell RNR (1926 - 2014)


Literature:an illustration from the Ships and Sailors Painting Book



Charles John De Lacy (1856-1929)

Charles John de Lacy (18561929) was one of the foremost British marine artists of his period. He was especially known for his warship imagery and was regularly commissioned by Elswick, Tyne and Wear shipbuilder W. G. Armstrong Whitworth.

Son of Robert de Lacy, a professor of music, and his wife Eliza, Charles de Lacy was born in 1856 in Sunderland, County Durham. He died in Epsom, Surrey.
He first exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1889, having undertaken training at The National Gallery. Magazines such as The Illustrated London News were among early patrons.

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