CORBOULD, Alfred Hitchens

1821 - 1874

Alfred Hitchens Corbould was born on 2 November 1821, twin son with Henry, of Henry Corbould (1787-9 December 1844), who worked in the art department at the British Museum, and his wife Mary née Pickles (1786-1827). Alfred was a 'pupil of Herring a celebrated painter of racehorses' and between 1844 and 1863, Corbould exhibited twenty portraits at the Royal Academy. He married at St Mary's Chapel, Fulham, London on 31 October 1848, Mary Grace Keene (1826-8 March 1895), eldest daughter of the late Samuel Brown Keene, solicitor of Furnival's Inn, London and of Ipswich, and his wife Mary Grace, daughter of John Sparrowe of the Ancient House, Ipswich, Mary Grace was the sister of Charles Samuel Keene. Alfred died at his residence 86 Warwick Gardens, London on 5 December 1874. They had five children including artists Walton Corbould and Alfred Chantrey Corbould. At the Suffolk Fine Arts Association exhibition at Ipswich in 1850 was exhibited by A. Corbould 'Jack-in-the-Box' which is a portrait of a donkey looking over a wall, is sometimes incorrectly attributed to Aster Richard Chilton Corbould. Information provided by Alfred Hitchins Corbould researcher Andrew Shields.

Royal Academy Exhibits
from 21 Rutland Gate, Hyde Park, London
1844 423 The Keeper's Companion
from 22 Gloucester Place, Camden Town, London
1845 295 On the Moors
1846 243 Jack-in-the-Box
         692 Meadow Scene: Evening
from Hyde Park Corner
1847 494 Ostler's Bell
from Eldon Lodge, Victoria Road, Kensington
1854 1086 Miss Helen J. Sandeman
1855 1326 Portrait
1856 121 Mrs S.B. Keene
1859 886 First Regiment of the Life Wormwood Scrubbs
1861 133 Rotten Row
1862 392 Children of the Earl and Countess of Tankerville with Favourite
         663 Frederick, younger son of the Earl and Countess of Tankerville
1864 333 The Youthful Apollo
         482 Major Stapylton's Phaeton Horses
from 9 Warwick Crescent, Kensington
1866 135 A Youth
         226 Walton Corbould
         345 Portrait of a Child
         542 Brigade Field-day, Wormwood Scrubbs
1867 92 Magdalen, daughter of George Finch, Esq.
         305 The late Earl of Rossln
         453 Miss Balfour
         463 Hunters. The property of W.W. Tailby, Esq.
1868 680 Portraits at Bilbirnie
1869 114 John Patteson Cobbold, Esq., Mayor of Ipswich 1868
1870 439 Mrs Craven on her favourite mare
         913 Melbourne, the favourite hunter of the Rev. James Holden
         921 Madras Hunt

Works by This Artist