PYNE, Thomas

1842 - 1935

Thomas Pyne, was born at York Cottage, North End Road, Fulham c.1842/3, son and pupil of artist James Baker Pyne (1800-1870) and his second wife Ann née Pyne[sic], who married at St Giles Cripplegate on 19 October 1840. In 1851 the family were still living at Fulham with children, James Baker 22, Rosa 21, Charles 10 and Thomas 9. Thomas senior studied under his father and married at Hampstead in 1871, Katherine Susan Salter, who died in 1888, and in 1891, at Lexden, Essex, took a second wife Elizabeth Mary Griffiths. A landscape painter in oils and watercolour, painting several pictures at Walberswick and Southwold, Suffolk in the early 1880's. He exhibited from 1863 and at the Royal Academy from 1874 including 'Interior of Andernach' and 'A Venetian Courtyard' and also exhibited at the New Water Colour Society. Elected a member of the Royal Society of British Artists in 1881 and the Royal Institute in 1885. By 1891 he had returned to London, living at 44 Upper Park Road, Hampstead with his wife and three unmarried daughters, Katherine Annie 19 [q.v.], Evelina Eleanor (Eva Nellie) 18 [Warden q.v.], both born at Molesey, Surrey and Mary Florence 17 [q.v.], born at St Pancras, London, all three were art students. A member of Ipswich Art Club 1895-1907 and exhibited from 3 Royal Square, Dedham, Essex in 1895, three oils 'Woodbridge', 'Flatford Lock' and 'At Ringwood, Hampshire' and three watercolours 'The Bergholt Meadows', 'The Stour near Dedham' and 'Stratford Lock' and was a large exhibitor with 12 pictures in 1896, and 5 each in 1897 and 1898 and continued to exhibit up until 1906 when he had two watercolours on show 'Near Dovercourt' and 'Sandwich', and at the 1974 centenary exhibition of the Club his watercolours 'Pin Mill' and 'Dedham Vale' were exhibited. He later lived at Dedham and at Stratford St Mary, near Ipswich where he painted many local subjects. He died at Royal Square, Dedham, Essex on 20 August 1935, aged 92.

Works by This Artist