Haystacks – Charles Eyles (British) 1851-1929


Antique English countryside scene of rolling fields with Haystacks, by the English artist Charles Eyles (1851-1929).

Born in Islington London, 1851,  Charles Eyles became a piano turner before becoming a practising landscape artist around the age of 30yrs, and teacher of art at the Ipswich Conservatoire of Music where he taught the art class. He was a member and exhibitor at Ipswich Art Club 1898-1901.

Two of his sons Derek Charles (1902-1974) and Geoffrey (1906-1965) were noted illustrators and comic strip artists. Charles’s 1898 painting ‘Ipswich’ is in the collection of Southwold Town Council. It is written on the back of the painting that Charles Eyles studied at the Beaux Arts, Paris from 1880-1885,  and that he exhibited at the Royal Academy.

Oil on academy board with artist information written verso, titled verso ‘Near Danbury, Suffolk’  signed lower left. The painting sits in its original gilt woold frame.

Professionally cleaned & ready to hang.

Frame measures: 27cm high, 39.5cm wide

Weight 3 kg
Dimensions 30 × 5 × 40 cm

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