YGLESIAS, Vincent Philip

1845 - 1911

Vincent Philip Yglesias was born at St Pancras, London on 7 March 1845 and baptised on 12 June 1845, son of Spanish born Miguel Joaquin Yglesias (1808-19 August 1868), a wine merchant, and his wife Sarah Elizabeth née Evans (1811-9 November 1896), who married at St Pancras Old Church on 9 September 1837. In 1851, Vincent was a 6-year-old, living at St Mary's Road, Islington with his parents, 43-year-old Miguel and 39-year-old Sarah, and his four siblings, Emily 12, Fanny 10, Miguel 8 and Mary 4, all born in London, and the family were still there in 1861. Vincent married at St Matthew's Church, Croydon on 27 April 1867, Emily Thynne Whitmore (1846-1910), youngest daughter of Thomas Greenslade Whitmore and in 1871, Vincent was a 26-year-old 'independent', living at Private House on Barracks, Mitcham Road, Croydon, Surrey with his 25-year-old wife Emily and 2-month-old daughter Beatrice Annie Emily, born 21 February 1871. In 1869 he was taken into partnership in the family firm of wine merchants. Vincent and Emily were divorced in 1875 and in 1887 he married again, at St Pancras, London, Edith Mary Lawrence (25 January 1862-5 September 1941). In 1891, a 47-year-old 'artist landscape painter', living at 2 Grove End Road, Marylebone, London with 29-year-old Edith Mary and their two children Vincent Lawrence Francis 2, and newly born Dorothy Sarah, they had two further daughters Phyllis Maud, who was born in 1892 and Mary Philippa in 1896. Vincent was associated for 13 years with the artists' colony at Walberswick, Suffolk and elected an associate of the Royal Society of British Artists where he exhibited in 1884, 'The Wobbleswick Well', 'Southwold from Walberswick' and 'The Ferry, Walberswick', in 1885 'Evening at Walberswick' and 'High Tide at Walberswick', in 1888 'Sea Holly on the Suffolk Coast', in 1890 'Walberswick' and in 1897 'At Walberswick'. He also exhibited at the Royal Academy, Royal Institute of Oil Painters, Nineteenth Century Art Society, St James's Gallery, 58 Pall Mall, London and elsewhere. Vincent Philip Yglesias was of 28 Grove End Road, St John's Wood, London when he died at The Sanatorium, St Anne's Heath, Virginia Water, Surrey on 20 March 1911 and a monument to him was raised in Cornwall. After Vincent's death the family moved to Cornwall where Edith and daughter Phyllis were artists with Phyllis (1892-1978), also known as 'Pog', concentrating on sculpture.

Royal Academy Exhibits
from 1 Finborough Road, West Brompton
1874 550 Thames Barges
from 22b Ebury Street, Eaton Square
1878 73 Midsummer Moonlight
from 9 Fitzroy Street, Fitzroy Square
1881 1 Snowclad London, from Farringdon Market
1882 125 St Mawes, near Falmouth
1883 339 'Night into day...'
         603 A Fire in the City
1884 127 Bewdley, Worcestershire
         239 Rye
         297 Windsor
         365 A Young Naturalist
1886 86 A Golden Common
         182 Tewkesbury
         192 Prisoner of the Ice
         845 Moonlight, at Whitstable
1887 364 The bar at Walberswick
         883 Moonlight
from 14 Grove End Road, St John's Wood, Northwest London
1888 348 Staithes, Yorkshire
1889 87 Greenwich
1890 422 In the Fen Country
         999 A Fire, from the Thames
         1009 Runswick, Yorkshire
1892 419 A Bygone day, Tewkesbury
1893 679 At Malvern
1894 27 The City of Lincoln
         530 A Dream of Canterbury from St Martin's
1897 187 Moonlight at Tewkesbury
         303 Rusthall Common, Tunbridge Wells
1898 821 In the Rectory Garden, Little Shelford, Cambs.
1899 321 The Thames, February 1895
1900 42 The Flush of Dying Day
         541 Richmond, Yorkshire
         675 A Fisherman's Cottage
1901 616 Cloudland and Common
from 28 Grove End Road, St John's Wood, Northwest London
1904 379 Moonlight at Beccles

Works by This Artist