OLIVER, Emma Sophia

1819 - 1885

Emma Sophia Oliver

As Emma Sophia Eburne, she was born in London on 15 August 1819 and baptised at the Old Church at St Pancras, London on 29 August 1819, daughter of William Eburne (1787-1833), a coachbuilder of Rathbone Place, London, and his wife Mary. Emma, when of Frith Street, Soho, married at the same church on 21 September 1840, William Oliver and they had two children William Redivivas, born 1841 and Emma Caroline, born 1844. In 1849, Emma was elected a member of the New Society of Painters in Water Colours now Royal Society of Painters in Water Colours, and exhibited landscapes, both in water-colours and in oil, at the Royal Academy; British Institution; Royal Society of British Artists and various provincial galleries including at Suffolk Fine Arts Association at Ipswich in 1850, 'Farm Yard near Llanbedr, North Wales'. After the death of her husband in 1853, she married again at Kensington, London in 1855, John Sedgwick, a solicitor of Watford, Hertfordshire, but continued to follow her profession in her first husband's name until her death. Emma Sophia Sedgwick died at the Brewery House, Great Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire on 15 March 1885.

Royal Academy Exhibits
from 26 Charles Street, Berners Street, London
1842 609 At Kenilworth
1843 1012 On the Dart, Devonshire - drawing
         1092 At Penshurst, Kent - drawing
from 39 Manchester Street, Manchester Square
1844 681 Buckland on the Moor, Devon - drawing
         811 Windsor, from Eton - drawing
1845 680 Near Kenilworth, Warwickshire
from 22 Conduit Street, Westbourne Terrace, Hyde Park Gardens
1846 1139 At Leatherhead - drawing
from 22 Ovington Square, Brompton Road, Knightsbridge
1847 737 Barnard Castle, Yorkshire
1848 689 On the Greta, Yorkshire - drawing
1849 241 On the Dart, Devonshire
         789 In the New Forest
1850 803 Part of a Farmyard, near Lambede, North Wales
         1245 Windsor Park
1851 59 The Brathay, Westmorland
         81 Lake of Windermere, Westmorland
         154 Near Dinan, Belgium
1853 179 Morecombe Bay, from the West Bank
         220 An Old Windmill
1855 47 Pomerne, on the Moselle
         487 Neider Lahnstein, on the Rhine
from 3 Mortimer Terrace, Watford, Hertfordshire
1857 165 On the Tamar, Devonshire
         898 Berncastle, on the Moselle - drawing
1858 106 A Rocky Stream, North Wales
         164 Pomerne, on the Moselle
1859 542 In Westmorland
1861 151 Poilvache, on the Meuse: Sunrise
1862 103 The Brathay, Westmorland
1863 222 The Surrey Hills
1864 244 Wood Walks, Red Heath, Herts.
1867 201 Near Aberfeldy, Scotland
1868 463 On the Brathay, Westmorland

Works by This Artist