Thomas Sutcliffe (artist)

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Thomas Sutcliffe (1828 – 11 December 1871) was an English watercolour painter. [1]

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Sutcliffe was born and lived most of his life in the Leeds area, particularly Headingley. [2] He married Sarah Lorentia Button, [1] and they had a large family, [2] including his eldest son, the famous photographer Francis Meadow Sutcliffe. [1]

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Francis Meadow Sutcliffe British photographer

Francis Meadow (Frank) Sutcliffe was an English pioneering photographic artist whose work presented an enduring record of life in the seaside town of Whitby, England, and surrounding areas, in the late Victorian era and early 20th century.

He was self-taught, but was elected to the Institute of Water-Colour Painters and was a frequent exhibitor at the Royal Academy. He was said to excel at landscapes but also painted figures well, and tended to the Pre-Raphaelite school. His works included a set of over 50 featuring the Yorkshire coast from Hull to Redcar. [2]

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He died of heart disease on 11 December 1871 in Whitby. [2]

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References

  1. 1 2 3 Oxford Dictionary of National Biography Sutcliffe, Francis Meadow
  2. 1 2 3 4 The Leeds Mercury December 16, 1871: Death of Mr T. Sutcliffe, the Artist