MacConnal Mason

Edith Hume ( 1862 - 1892 )

Lunch for Two; Hot Coals

A pair; The former signed, lower left: E.H.;
the latter signed, upper left: E. Hume

each oil on panel
6½ x 4 in – 16.5 x 10.2 cm
Framed size
11 x 8¼ in – 28 x 21 cm 

Provenance: MacConnal-Mason Gallery, London;
Private collection, UK 
Artist Biography: Edith Hume was a genre painter, who lived in Park Place, London, but mainly depicted fishing or coastal scenes. She exhibited under her maiden name, Miss Edith Dunn from 1862-67 at the British Institution and the Society of British Artists in Suffolk Street, and as Mrs. T. O. Hume from 1870-92 at the New Watercolour Society and at many other important venues. She exhibited many paintings at the Royal Academy from 1874-92; some of the titles at the Royal Academy include “Fishing on the Old Pier Head”, “Ripening Corn”, “Distant Thoughts” and “Mending the Nets”. * * * * * * * * * * Bibliography: Christopher Wood “Dictionary of Victorian Painters” Algernon Graves, F.S.A. “The Royal Academy of Arts”

Edith Hume