SEALY, Allen Culpepper

1850 - 1927

Allen Culpepper Sealy was born at Field Grove House, Bitton, Keynsham, Somerset and baptised on 10 September 1850, third son of Thomas Sealy (1810-7 May 1886), a landowner, and his wife Ann née Humfrey (1821-22 August 1902), who married at Bristol on 9 February 1843. Allan was educated at Elm Grove House, Manchester Street, Littleham St Thomas, Devon, a boarding school, but was back home at Bitton in 1871, from where he studied at Bristol School of Art. He married at St Mary Major, Exeter on 23 August 1880, Elizabeth Phillipa Pine Harris (1855-21 March 1944), youngest daughter of James Harris and his wife Pine Coffin. In 1881, Sealy was a 30-year-old artist, living at 12 Melina Place, Marylebone, London with his 25-year-old wife Phillipa, who was born in Devon. A landscape artist but was also an equestrian painter and he travelled extensively on commissions, in 1891 he was at Doncaster, South Yorkshire, 1901 Rochester, Kent and in 1911 at Exmouth, Devon. He must also have been at Newmarket, Suffolk where he had several commissions, and his ‘Kingwood’ is in the National Horseracing Museum at Newmarket. He exhibited at the Royal Academy between 1875 and 1886 also exhibiting at Royal Birmingham Society of Artists; Fine Art Society; Walker Art Gallery; Manchester City Art Gallery; Royal Society of British Artists; Royal Hibernian Academy and the Royal Institute of Oil Painters. Allen Culpepper Sealy died at Park Cottage, Parkstone, Poole, Dorset on 11 November 1927.

Royal Academy Exhibits
from 16 Bolsover Street, Portland Place, London
1875 402 Rushy Point, Tresca, Scilly
1876 1339 Wild Flowers - miniature
1877 165 Mapledurham: Evening
         291 The Black Pool, Odiham, Hants.
         1006 Mapledurham Lock
1878 18 Mapledurham: Morning
         54 The Fir-tree pond, Bramshill Park, Hants.
         334 The of a Wood...Dogmersfield Park, Hants.
         1408 The Weird Fir: Bramshill Park, Hants.
from 12 Medina Place, Grove End Road, St John's Wood
1882 85 Baggy Point, North Devon
         615 Mill Stream, Pont Aven
         629 Baggy Point, North Devon
1883 447 Grist from the Mill
1884 2 Freshwater Bay, Pembroke
         865 'The Ploughman homewards Plods...'
1885 917 'For all its Rocks...'
1886 270 Life on the Ocean Wave
         669 The Return of the Prodigal

Works by This Artist