Frank Bramley

Frank Bramley
Frank Bramley.jpg
Self portrait (1897)
Born6 May 1857
Died9 Aug 1915
NationalityEnglish
EducationLincoln School of Art, Royal Academy of Fine Arts (Antwerp)
Known forPainter
MovementNewlyn School, Post-Impressionism
Spouse(s)Katherine Graham Bramley
A Hopeless Dawn, 1888, oil on canvas
Kingdom of Heaven (1891)

Frank Bramley RA (6 May 1857 – 9 August 1915)[nb 1] was an English post-impressionist genre painter of the Newlyn School.

Personal life

Bramley was born in Sibsey, near Boston, in Lincolnshire to Charles Bramley from Fiskerton also in Lincolnshire.[1]

From 1873 to 1878 Bramley studied at the Lincoln School of Art. He then studied from 1879 to 1882 at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts, where Charles Verlat was his instructor. He lived in Venice from 1882 to 1884 and then moved to Newlyn, Cornwall.[2][3]

Bramley married fellow artist Katherine Graham, daughter of John Graham from Huntingstile, Grasmere, Westmoreland, in 1891.[1][nb 2] The couple lived at Orchard Cottage, which at the time was called Belle Vue Cottage, from 1893 to 1897.[5] In 1895 they moved to Droitwich in the West Midlands.[6] They lived at Bellue Vue House in 1889[5] and by 1900 had settled at Grasmere in the Lake District.[2][6]

Bramley died in Chalford Hill, Gloucestershire in August 1915.[3]

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