Charles Green (painter)

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Charles Green R.I. (1840–1898),[1] was a British watercolourist and illustrator.[2] He was the brother of Towneley Green R.I. (1836–1899).[3]


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  1. ^ Philip V. Allingham (21 September 2015). "Charles Green (1840-98)". Victorian Web. Retrieved 2 September 2021.
  2. ^ "Sir John Gilpin - Government Art Collection". Government Art Collection. Archived from the original on 27 November 2020. Charles Green produced genre and historical subjects in oil and watercolour. He lived in North London throughout his career. Green was elected a member the New Society of Painters in Watercolours in 1867. He made drawings for the illustrated newspaper The Graphic and the periodical Once a Week, and also made book illustrations, including designs for Robin Hood and novels by Charles Dickens. His best known work is probably The Girl I Left Behind Me (1880, Leicester Museums and Galleries). Green's elder brother, H. Towneley Green (1836-1899), was also a watercolour painter and illustrator. A large sale of the works of Charles Green and his brother was held at Christie's, London, in 1900.
  3. ^ H. L. Mallalieu (1986). The Dictionary of British Watercolour Artists up to 1920. Antique Collectors' Club. p. 152. ISBN 1-85149-025-6.