Edwin Henry Boddington
He was the son of the well-known landscape painter Henry John Boddington, and he learned to paint from his father. Boddington exhibited at the Royal Academy (11 works), the British Institution (25 works), and Suffolk Street (45 works). He painted mainly views on the Thames River that are illuminated either by sunset or moonlight. Most of his river scenes are painted in very dark greens and browns, and many resemble some of the earlier works of his father.
He is thought to have died about 1905, possibly in Australia where his sons Percy Reginald Boddington (1866-1936) and Henry Frederick Boddington (1870-1940) had emigrated. Examples of his work hang in the Glasgow Museum, Rotherham Museum, Reading Town Hall and the Ealing Central Library.
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- Wood (1995), v. 1, p. 57; Reynolds (1975), p. 24-25.
- Reynolds (1975), p. 24-25.
- "Edwin Henry Boddington". Art UK. Retrieved 1 September 2017.
- Graves, Algernon (1884). Dictionary of artists who have exhibited works in the principal London exhibitions from 1760–1893. London: George Bell & Sons. 265 p.
- Reynolds, Jan (1975). The Williams Family of Painters. Woodbridge, Suffolk: Antique Collectors Club. 331 p.
- Wood, Christopher (1995). Dictionary of Victorian painters (3rd ed.). Woodbridge: Antique Collectors Club. 2 vol.
- Edwin Henry Boddington Biography on J.M. Stringer Gallery
- Paintings by Edwin Henry Boddington in British Museums on Art UK
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