Art

This is a section to show the pictures and artists who have in the past and also today found Canvey Island to be a place of inspiration. We are very lucky to have such a vast number of artists recording how Canvey Island looked many years ago before photography became popular.

Page link: What a Difference a Day Makes
What a Difference a Day Makes
Art project by Anna O'Halloran
Page link: Paul Sharp 1964 Illustrations
Paul Sharp 1964 Illustrations
Pen and Ink Drawings
Page link: Painting of Waterside Farm
Painting of Waterside Farm
By Local Artist David Thorndike
Page link: Captain Gregson the Artist
Captain Gregson the Artist
Charfleets Farm c1903
Page link: The Chalet, Leigh Beck
The Chalet, Leigh Beck
Drawn by Frank Lansdown
Page link: The Vicarage c1927-8
The Vicarage c1927-8
painted by the Vicar of Canvey
Page link: Drawing of Sluice Farm
Drawing of Sluice Farm
Drawn by William Henry Caffyn. Dated 1928
Page link: The Chapman Lighthouse 1893
The Chapman Lighthouse 1893
Illustration by Charles Joseph Staniland
Page link: Henry Jamyn Brooks
Henry Jamyn Brooks
Well known Victorian Portrait Artist
Page link: Southwick Farm
Southwick Farm
Painting by Vera Kemp
Page link: The Lobster Smack
The Lobster Smack
Oil painting artist unknown c1900
Page link: The five thousand
The five thousand
Eularia Clarke (1914-1970)
Page link: The Lighthouse
The Lighthouse
Painted on black velvet
Page link: The Labworth Cafe by Gemma Stevens
The Labworth Cafe by Gemma Stevens
Fine-line pen sketch drawn June 2009.
Page link: Canvey Chronical Cartoons 1933
Canvey Chronical Cartoons 1933
by local cartoonist and reporter Phil Blanchard
Page link: A Miniature Holland
A Miniature Holland
The Graphic (London) Saturday July 29 1893
Page link: Painting called 'Canvey Island'
Painting called 'Canvey Island'
by Margarete Heymann-Marks 1899-1990
Page link: Old Canvey
Old Canvey
by a local artist
Page link: Unknown Essex
Unknown Essex
Pictures from Donald Maxwell's 1925 book
Page link: Canvey Paintings by Ralph Hollingdale
Canvey Paintings by Ralph Hollingdale
Views from a local Painter
Page link: Hole Haven and the Estuary
Hole Haven and the Estuary
Paintings by William Lionel Wyllie
Page link: J J Proctor Illustrator
J J Proctor Illustrator
Illustrator for 'The History of Canvey Island' 1902
Page link: Tom Merry aka William Mecham
Tom Merry aka William Mecham
Illustrator for 'The History of Canvey Island' 1902
Page link: The Lobster Smack 1909
The Lobster Smack 1909
by the artist Fred Roe
Page link: A Warm Corner - Wild Duck Shooting by H.C.Seppings Wright
A Warm Corner - Wild Duck Shooting by H.C.Seppings Wright
Published in The Illustrated Sporting & Dramatic News
Page link: Round about Canvey published in the Yachting Weekly 1914
Round about Canvey published in the Yachting Weekly 1914
Written and illistrated by W Edward Wigfall
Page link: Denys Cook, local artist 1922-2008
Denys Cook, local artist 1922-2008
An interview with his widow Jean
Page link: Canvey in Art
Canvey in Art
Do you know the artist?
Category link: Charles Pears
Charles Pears
Canvey Artist
Category link: Flood Mural on Seawall
Flood Mural on Seawall
Friends of Concord Beach
Category link: Peter Paul Hubner
Peter Paul Hubner
Canvey Artist
Category link: Vic Ellis
Vic Ellis
Canvey Artist
Category link: Dudley George - The Artist
Dudley George - The Artist
A selection of Dudley's paintings
Category link: Charles Lloyd Shayes.
Charles Lloyd Shayes.
Some paintings and a short bio
Category link: Harry Russell
Harry Russell
A Canvey Artist