COLLIER, Arthur Bevan

1832 - 1908

Trevalyn, North Cornwall

Arthur Bevan Collier, was born at Plymouth, Devon on 25 March and baptised at Plymouth St Andrew 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 his wealthy aunt, 35 year old Isabella Collier with her 61 year old mother Emma, and Isabella's children, Robert 9, Margaret 4 and John 1, and she retained five indoor servants. 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 their daughters, Anne 6, born Scotland and Lillian 3, born Whitchurch, Devon. In 1881, Arthur was living at 4 Oakley Street, Chelsea and was member and exhibitor at the Ipswich Fine Art Club 1884-1888, exhibiting 1884 from Carthamartha in Cornwall, a large oil 'A Cornish Coast'. He also exhibited at the Royal Academy 1855-1899 mainly Scottish and Welsh landscapes and was also an exhibitor at British Institution and the Society of British Artist. He died at Carthamartha, Launceston, Cornwall on 20 February 1908, aged 75.




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