A landscape painter, illustrator and etcher who was educated in Birmingham and studied in Paris. He was a member of the RBA and exhibited from 1874. His paintings were displayed at the Royal Academy on 21 occasions and by the Royal Society of British Artists on 99 occasions. From about 1874 to 1900 he was based in Birmingham and lived in Broad Street. He displayed no less than 67 paintings at the Royal Birmingham Society of Artists exhibitions.