PENLEY, Edwin Aaron

1828 - 1893

Baptised at St Paul, Southsea, Hampshire on 16 May 1828, son of William Henry Sawley Penley, an artist and drawing master, and his wife Margaretta. He was a nephew of artist Aaron Edwin Penley (1807-1870). Landscape painter and Drawing Master and in 1851 was living at Reading, Berkshire. He exhibited at the Suffolk Fine Art Association [q.v.] at Ipswich in 1850, three watercolours ‘Near Pen Mackno, North Wales’, ‘The Thames at Caversham, near Reading’ and ‘On the Brathay, Ambleside’ and also exhibited at the Royal Society of British Artists and the Royal Hibernian Academy. In Tasmania in 1858 but by 1861 was living and working from 3 Wellington Street, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire in which year is mentioned as being honoured for the invention (?improvements) in the construction of Drawing Boards. By 1891 was living at Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey. He married at St John's, Notting-Hill, London on 16 June 1853, Eliza Willson (born 1837) and died at Richmond, Surrey in 1893.

Works by This Artist