(1838 - 1891)
Thomas Charles Farrer was active/lived in New York / United Kingdom. Thomas Farrer is known for landscape, figure, botanic-floral.
Photo submitted by Andrew of South Australia
Biography Thomas Farrer
A landscape and genre painter, Thomas Farrer was born in London, England and studied there with John Ruskin. From 1860 to 1884, he exhibited at the National Academy of Design and from 1862 to 1868, exhibited at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. In 1872, he returned to England, where he lived until his death in 1891.
The following, from Andrew Melville-Smith, South Australia, a descendant of the artist. He has compiled the data from a variety of sources.
"Farrer, (THOMAS CHARLES), an English painter, born in London, December 16,
1838. His father would not permit him to learn to read till he was seventeen
years old. He learned drawing in a free school established by Mr. Ruskin, and in 1858 came to New York, where
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