c.1851 - 1933

Henry Bailey was born at Brixton, London around 1851. In 1881, a 29-year-old artist painter, lodging at 14 Cunningham Place, Marylebone, London and ten years later, a 39-year-old painter living on his own account at 60 Hungerford Road, Islington, London. He had moved to Mistley on the Suffolk/Essex borders before his marriage at Dedham, Essex in 1898, to 48-year-old Harriett Howlett, widow of William Howlett, with at least eight children, when Henry gave his age as 47. In 1901, a 49-year-old painter artist, born at Brixton, 'living on own means' at Holly Place, Harwich Road, Mistley, Essex with his 50-year-old wife Harriett, who was born Dedham and her 16-year-old daughter, Violet who was born at Mistley and his 1-year-old grandson, Ronnie Alcock. A member of the Ipswich Fine Art Club 1902-1903 and exhibited from Holly Place, Mistley in 1902 'A Nip from the North' and 'An Old Tidal Mill'. He also exhibited at the Royal Academy; Dudley Gallery; Grosvenor Gallery; Walker Art Gallery; Manchester City Art Gallery; Royal Society of British Artists; Royal Hibernian Academy and the Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours. Henry Bailey was of Great Burroughs, Wix, Essex when he died at the Tendring Institution, Essex, on 22 February 1933, aged 81. Many works by Henry Bailey have been conflated.

Royal Academy Exhibits
from 14 Cunningham Place, St John's Wood, London
1880 690 The Dart, near Staverton - watercolour
1889 1563 Wayside Cottage - watercolour
from 10 New Court, Lincoln's Inn
1891 1323 In Sussex - watercolour
1893 1120 Cornfield by the Sea - watercolour
1894 1170 The Daily Round - watercolour
1895 1018 On the Cliffs - watercolour
from Holly Place, Mistley, Essex
1899 1075 Feeding the Hungry - watercolour
1900 1127 A Troublesome Family - watercolour
from Manor Place, Great Dunmow, Chelmsford, Essex
1904 1075 Sunning - watercolour
1906 1050 The Hillside - watercolour
1907 1052 The Silent Woods - watercolour

Works by This Artist