William Matthew HALE

William Matthew HALE ARWS, RWS
aka Matthew Hale
1837
1929

Born on 27 August 1837 at Bristol, where he also died on 7 March, 1929 at the age of 91 (GRO). 

He studied art under J D Harding and Collingwood Smith. In 1899 he exhibited a Newlyn title at the Royal Watercolour Society, where he exhibited with regularity (237 paintings), and Mount's Bay Fishing Boats at Manchester in 1900. He also exhibited at the RA. 

Hale lived in London and at Stoke Bishop near Bristol, but travelled widely in Europe.

media

Painter of landscapes and marine subjects in watercolour

works and access

Works include: Evening in New Harbour (1899); Mount's Bay Fishing Boats (1900); Le Pont de pierre; L' Eté  and Le Lac de Cóme

exhibitions

GI; L

RA

RWA

Paris 1883

RWS (1) 1889;  

Manchester (1) 1900

memberships

RWS

RWA

references

Bednar

Benezit (Inc birth date)

Hardie (2009) Artists in Newlyn and West Cornwall

Johnson & Greutzner (1975) Dictionary of British Artists

Mallett's Index (Inc death place)

Modernist Journals Project

The Year's Art