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Image size of this print is 16 x 12 inches.
Bath Time by Arthur John Elsley (Eng., 1860-1952).
Elsley was born in London on November 20, 1860 and was the son of John and Emily Elsley. His father dabbled in art and even exhibited a work at the British Institution in 1845.
Arthur's earliest known work was a portrait sketch of a little dog, entitled Vic (1871). At the age of 14 he entered the South Kensington School of Art. In 1876 at the young age of sixteen, Elsley became a probationer at the Royal Academy School and only two years later exhibited his first painting of a pony. His father died that same year and Arthur, the eldest son, took over as head of his family.
By 1887 Arthur was sharing a studio with George Manton (a portrait painter) and it as through Manton that Arthur met Fred Morgan. In 1889 Elsley shared Morgan's studio in St. John's Wood. This was a great help to Morgan as he had trouble painting animals now Elsley could fill the gap.
In 1891 Elsley won a sliver medal at the Crystal Palace Exhibition and in 1893 he married Emily Fusedale (his second cousin). Their wedding took place on November 11th at St. Thomas's Parish Church and they rented a home in St. John's Wood.
Arthur and Emma had one child, Marjorie, who was born on August 24, 1903. The birth of his daughter saw the beginning of a highly successful period of children and animal paintings many featuring Marjorie.
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