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Charles Hemy

 (1841 - 1917)
Charles Napier Hemy was active/lived in United Kingdom, England, France.  Charles Hemy is known for landscape and marine painting, stained glass design.

Biography   Charles Hemy


Born in Newcastle-on-Tyne, England, Charles Napier Hemy emigrated with his family to Australia in 1852.  He returned to England three years later, signing aboard a merchant ship before making a decision to join a monastery.  He spent three years first at the Dominican House in Newcastle and then in a monastery in Lyons, France.

During that time he began to paint and decided to pursue art as a career.  He studied at the Newcastle School of Art with history painter William Bell Scott, a friend of Dante Gabriel Rossetti.  Inspired by John Ruskin and the Pre-Raphaelite painters, Hemy joined William Morris' Queen Square Stained Glass Workshop.  There he rendered the designs of artists like Edward Burne-Jones, For   ...  Displaying 750 of 1844 characters.

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