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Edward Elliot, fl. 1879-1911

Nationality: British
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Edward Elliot was a landscape, coastal and figure painter.

Life:

Elliot was active as an artist between 1879 to 1911, exhibiting at the Royal Academy, Royal Institute of Oil Painters, Dudley Gallery, Grosvenor Gallery, Bruton Galleries, Society of British Artists, Royal Society of Artists in Birmingham, Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts, Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool and Manchester City Art Gallery.

He was elected a member of the Society of British Artists in 1884. He exhibited with the society in their winter exhibitions of 1886-87 and 1887-88 (when JW was President). In 1886 he contributed a piece of work to a lottery to raise money for the society, for which purposed JW had also donated an etching (#05276, #09363).

In 1880 he was living in Abinger Hammer, Dorking, Surrey; in 1881 in Hethersett, Wymonham, Norfolk; in 1895 in Lowestoft; and in 1905 in Norwich.

Bibliography:

Bénézit, E., Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs et Graveurs, 8 vols, Paris, 1956-61; Johnson, J., and A. Gruetzner, Dictionary of British Artists 1880-1940, Woodbridge, 1880.