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Arthur Elsley (1860–1952)

English painter of the late Victorian and Edwardian periods, famous for his idyllic genre scenes of playful children and their pets.Created by: PICRYL - Public Domain Media Search EngineDated: 1860
At the height of his career from 1878 to 1927, Elsley exhibited 52 works at the Royal Academy. However, many more were shown at exhibition halls throughout the country: The Royal Society of British Artists, Royal Institute of Oil Painters, French Gallery, Dudley Gallery and Crystal Palace in London; The Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool; The Institute of Fine Art, Glasgow; Manchester City Art Gallery; The Royal Society of Artists, Birmingham; Nottingham Castle Museum; Victoria Art Gallery, Bath; The International Exhibition in Cork Ireland (1902–03).

His prints were used commercially by many firms such as calendars by Thomas D. Murphy Co., Sunlight Soap, Brook's Sewing Cottons, Peek Freans biscuits & cakes; and Bibby’s Quarterly (an illustrated journal of country and home life). His paintings were also used in advertising materials distributed by A&F Pears, for instance as prints in the Pear's Annual (published each year at Christmas).

Currently Elsley's work can be seen at the Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum in Bournemouth, in the collections of "Hartlepool Museums and Heritage Service", at Lady Lever Art Gallery in Port Sunlight, Liverpool, Royal Liverpool Children’s Hospital in Liverpool and the "Royal Pavilion Art Gallery and Museum", Preston Manor, 194 Preston Road, Brighton.
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Arthur John Elsley, 1915 - Une paire improbable
Arthur John Elsley, 1914 - Un jour d'été

Arthur John Elsley, 1914 - Un jour d'été

Painting by Arthur John Elsley

St Nicholas-V40-P2-538 - A little girl sitting at a table with a dog and a cat

St Nicholas-V40-P2-538 - A little girl sitting at a table with a dog a...

"THE LITTLE DOCTOR.", Frontispiece from St. Nicholas, Volume 40, Number 11

Image from page 830 of "St. Nicholas (serial)" (1873) (14805048343)
Arthur John Elsley – Un cerceau aussi bon que jamais
Arthur John Elsley – Le jeu du Snapdragon

Arthur John Elsley – Le jeu du Snapdragon

Painting by Arthur John Elsley

Arthur John Elsley Family Favourites

Arthur John Elsley Family Favourites

Arthur John Elsley's art

Arthur John Elsley, 1904 - Sa première barrière
St. Nicholas (serial) (1873) (14797408373)

St. Nicholas (serial) (1873) (14797408373)

Identifier: stnicholasserial372dodg (find matches) Title: St. Nicholas (serial) Year: 1873 (1870s) Authors: Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905 Subjects: Children's literature Publisher: (New York : Scribner & Co... More

Arthur John Elsley – Plus de hâte moins de vitesse
Arthur John Elsley, 1907 - He won't hurt you

Arthur John Elsley, 1907 - He won't hurt you

Painting by Arthur John Elsley

Arthur John Elsley High Expectations

Arthur John Elsley High Expectations

Arthur John Elsley's art

Arthur John Elsley Good-Night

Arthur John Elsley Good-Night

Arthur John Elsley's art

Image from page 830 of "St. Nicholas (serial)" (14805048343)

Image from page 830 of "St. Nicholas (serial)" (14805048343)

Image from page 830 of "St. Nicholas (serial)".

Arthur John Elsley, 1907 - Favoris de la famille
Ruff play, by Arthur John Elsley

Ruff play, by Arthur John Elsley

Oil on canvas 26 x 36 inches "Ruff play"

Arthur John Elsley, 1901 - Soyez prêts ! Il vient !
Arthur John Elsley – Retour à la maison

Arthur John Elsley – Retour à la maison

Painting by Arthur John Elsley

Arthur John Elsley, 1895 - Les favoris des grands-pères
Arthur John Elsley – I am a child

Arthur John Elsley – I am a child

Painting by Arthur John Elsley

Arthur John Elsley – L'heure de jouer

Arthur John Elsley – L'heure de jouer

Painting by Arthur John Elsley

Arthur John Elsley, 1908 – Cache-cache

Arthur John Elsley, 1908 – Cache-cache

Painting by Arthur John Elsley

Arthur John Elsley, 1907 - Bien joué !

Arthur John Elsley, 1907 - Bien joué !

Painting by Arthur John Elsley

Arthur John Elsley, 1903 - Les jours heureux

Arthur John Elsley, 1903 - Les jours heureux

Painting by Arthur John Elsley

Arthur John Elsley, 1912 - The New Dress
Arthur John Elsley, 1914 - Hue !

Arthur John Elsley, 1914 - Hue !

Painting by Arthur John Elsley

Arthur John Elsley – Chansons de printemps

Arthur John Elsley – Chansons de printemps

Painting by Arthur John Elsley

Tree Peony, by Arthur John Elsley
Arthur John Elsley – e2e71b13a35a7e28ba518080fab19998
Arthur John Elsley – Bonne nuit Arthur John Elsley XIX siècle, 46×60 cm
Arthur John Elsley - Hard Pressed (Any Port in a Storm-Late for School) - 2011.17 - Dallas Museum of Art
St. Nicholas (serial) (1873) (14780948454)

St. Nicholas (serial) (1873) (14780948454)

Identifier: stnicholasserial371dodg (find matches) Title: St. Nicholas (serial) Year: 1873 (1870s) Authors: Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905 Subjects: Children's literature Publisher: (New York : Scribner & Co... More

Arthur John Elsley His First Fence

Arthur John Elsley His First Fence

Arthur John Elsley's art

Arthur John Elsley, 1894 - Le couple heureux Un cortège royal !
Arthur John Elsley, 1897 - Leur première baignade
Arthur John Elsley, 1897 - Une chambre pour moi ! - 1897
Arthur John Elsley,1902 - La pêche du jour

Arthur John Elsley,1902 - La pêche du jour

Painting by Arthur John Elsley

Arthur John Elsley, 1919 - En cueillant des pommes
A grandmother reads to her granddaughter, but their attentio Wellcome V0038883

A grandmother reads to her granddaughter, but their attentio Wellcome ...

A grandmother reads to her granddaughter, but their attention is caught by two kittens playing with a piece of thread. Mezzotint after A. J. Elsley. Iconographic Collections Keywords: Arthur John Elsley

Arthur John Elsley, 1898 - Immobilisés par le mauvais temps
Arthur John Elsley, 1898 - Le gui porte-bonheur
Arthur John Elsley – A nouveau à la maison !
Arthur John Elsley - A Harbour Scene
Arthur John Elsley - Private and confidential

Arthur John Elsley - Private and confidential

Painting by Arthur John Elsley

Arthur John Elsley, 1911 - La joie du printemps
Arthur John Elsley, 1903 - Saut à la corde

Arthur John Elsley, 1903 - Saut à la corde

Painting by Arthur John Elsley

Arthur John Elsley, 1907 - Le coup de foudre

Arthur John Elsley, 1907 - Le coup de foudre

Painting by Arthur John Elsley

Arthur John Elsley A Helping Hand

Arthur John Elsley A Helping Hand

Arthur John Elsley's art

Arthur John Elsley - Embroiderier

Arthur John Elsley - Embroiderier

Painting by Arthur John Elsley

Arthur John Elsley, 1902 - Tenir fermement

Arthur John Elsley, 1902 - Tenir fermement

Painting by Arthur John Elsley

Arthur John Elsley, 1907 - Well Done!
Arthur John Elsley, 1908 - La tentation

Arthur John Elsley, 1908 - La tentation

Painting by Arthur John Elsley

Which may I keep?, by Arthur John Elsley

Which may I keep?, by Arthur John Elsley

Which may I keep?, by Arthur John Elsley Identifier: stnicholasserial371dodg (find matches) Title: St. Nicholas (serial) Year: 1873 (1870s) Authors: Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905 Subjects: Children's literat... More

The Day's Catch, by Arthur John Elsley
Arthur John Elsley, 1892 - Je suis le plus grand !
Arthur John Elsley - Full inside

Arthur John Elsley - Full inside

Painting by Arthur John Elsley

Arthur John Elsley, 1912 - Un coup de main - 1912