GILBERT, Arthur

1819 - 1895

Arthur Gilbert

As Arthur Gilbert Frederick Williams, was born Newington Butts Road, Stoke Newington, London on 19 December 1819, fourth son of artist Edward Williams [q.v.] and his wife Ann née Hildebrandt (1781-1851), who married at St Pancras, London on 12 February 1806 and a member of the Williams family of painters. His father, a landscape artist, taught him how to paint otherwise he received no formal instruction. He married at St Martin in the Fields on 23 January 1843, Elizabeth Jane Williams, who died in 1848 leaving a daughter Kate (18431916), and secondly at Barnes Parish Church on 28 June 1854, Sarah Godfrey and they had a son, Horace (18551928). As Arthur Gilbert he exhibited at Suffolk Fine Art Association [q.v.] at Ipswich in 1850, two works 'On the Thames, near Wargrave, Berkshire' and 'A River Scene, from Nature'. He died at Croydon, Surrey on 21 April 1895.





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