(1819/20 - 1904)
Edwin Hayes was active/lived in Ireland, England. Edwin Hayes is known for watercolor marine painting.
Biography Edwin Hayes
Edwin Hayes RHA (1820-1904)
The Irish watercolourist and marine painter Edwin Hayes was born in Bristol but grew up in Dublin. He studied drawing and painting at the Dublin Society Art School and set his sights on becoming a marine painter, an ambition nurtured and encouraged by living close to Dublin's docks and quays, as well as his personal experience as a trans-Atlantic steward boy and sailor. As a marine artist, he is comparable with his contemporaries like the naval painter, Richard Brydges Beechey HRHA (1808-1895), George Mounsey Atkinson (1806-1884), and the later San Francisco-based painter William Coulter (1849-1936).
Hayes first exhibited at the Royal Hibernian Academy* (RHA) in 1842, at the age of 22, after w
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