COLLIER, Arthur Bevan

1832 - 1908

Trevalyn, North Cornwall

Born at Plymouth, Devon on 21 June 1832, son of John Collier, a merchant, and his wife Emma. In 1851 a 19 year old articled solicitor's clerk living at 18 Gloucester Road, Paddington, the home of wealthy 35 year old Isabella Collier and family and her brothers, John Fase Collier 21 and Arthur, together with their mother 61 year Emma Collier, a widow. Arthur married at St Martin-in-the-Fields, Westminster, London on 17 May 1853, Eliza Blacker and in 1861 a 29 year old landscape artist living at Carthamartha, Collington, Cornwall with his 28 year old wife Eliza and daughters Anne 6, born Scotland and Lillian 3, born Whitchurch, Devon. In 1881 was living at 4 Oakley Street, Chelsea and was member and exhibitor at the Ipswich Fine Art Club 1884-1888 exhibiting 1884 from Carthamartha, a large oil 'A Cornish Coast'. He also exhibited at the Royal Academy 1855-1899 mainly Scottish and Welsh landscapes and also an exhibitor at British Institution and the Society of British Artist. His death was recorded at Launceston, Cornwall on 20 February 1908, aged 75.