English ( b.1866 - d.1944 )
|Image size||9 inches x 13.4 inches ( 23cm x 34cm )|
|Frame size||15.9 inches x 20 inches ( 40.5cm x 51cm )|
Charles Adderton was an accomplished landscape painter in water colour. He was born in Nottingham in 1866, but spent periods of his life living in Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and Yorkshire. He studied at the Scarborough School of Art under Albert Strange and had a studio in Scarborough in 1894, later living in Robin Hood’s Bay.
In 1920 he was again in Nottingham where he exhibited a total of 226 paintings in the Nottingham City Art Gallery.
Adderton had a reputation far beyond the Midlands however and he also exhibited in the leading London galleries from 1890, including 7 paintings at the Royal Academy, and others at the Royal Society of British Artists British Academy and the Royal Institute.
He was a keen yachtsman and his landscapes included many coastal scenes.