Friday, May 22, 2009

Emma Brownlow King


[The Foundling Restored to its Mother]
1858
oil on canvas
Thomas Coram Foundation, London
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1832 - 1905.
English painter. Although she had no formal training, she began drawing at an early age and exhibited regularly at the Royal Academy (1852-67) and the British Institution, London, and sent works as far as Manchester, Liverpool and Glasgow. She painted domestic genre scenes, many based on her travels to Brittany, Switzerland and Belgium in the 1850s and 1860s.

5 comments:

Jacquie said...

Hi There,
Emma Brownlow was my great great great grandmother, do you know anything more about her, I know it is a long shot, I would like to know also where she was buried, kind regards Jacquie

Hermes said...

That's really good. I only have what I posted, unless this refers to the same Emma?

http://www.leicestershirevillages.com/ashbymagna/thekingfamily.html

Find a grave doesn't seem to have her:

http://www.findagrave.com/php/famous.php

Amanda King said...

@ Jacquie, Emma Brownlow is also my great great great grandmother (or great great, can't remember). Would love to chat with you - chuckie_king@hotmail.com

Hermes said...

Thank you Amanda, happy to chat but I'm not sure I know that much.

Anonymous said...

Information on Emma Brownlow

http://www.ucl.ac.uk/bloomsbury-project/articles/individuals/king_emma_brownlow.htm