watercolour heightened with body colour and white, initialled "EB" on reverse, inscribed on old label verso
London watercolour painter of genre and decorative compositions using genre subjects; etcher and engraver, studied at the Birmingham School of Art, later in paris and Italy. Exhibited at the principle London galleries from 1866, mainly at the RWS and RA (1870-81), Elected ARWS 1878. Illustrated "For once a week" and was also on the original staff of "The Graphic". Gave instruction in art to Queen Alexandra and then the Princess of Wales.
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