EMENY, Arthur James

1895 - 1962

Born at Ipswich on 4 July 1895, only child of James Emeny [q.v.] and his wife Martha née Wallis (10 September 1864-1942). In 1911, a 16 year old decorator living at 81 Foxhall Road, Ipswich with his parents. A landscape painter in oil & watercolour and, like his father, a member of Ipswich Art Club, exhibiting from 81 Foxhall Road, Ipswich in 1920 four oils 'A Study of Chalk Pits, Tiverton, Devon', 'April Showers', 'Cloud Shadows on the Orwell' and 'The Old Mill, Ballingdon'; in 1921 five oils 'Foxhall Heath, Evening', 'Heathlands', 'Evening Shadows', 'Looking Towards Ipswich from Bourne Bridge' and 'Suffolk Farmstead' and in 1922 four pictures, an oil 'Martlesham Creek' and three watercolours 'Chanak Harbour, Asia Minor', 'The Orwell, Pin Mill' and 'Chelmondiston Valley' and four oils in 1923 'The Rainbow', 'A Country Lane, Rushmere', 'Passing Showers' and 'The Valley of the Stour' and between 1920-1925 exhibited at least seventeen works. In 1939 an unmarried cabinet maker living at 81 Foxhall Road, Ipswich with his widowed mother Martha, and died at Ipswich as‘Emeney’ in 1962, aged 65 [sic], he was unmarried.