Charles Nicholls WOOLNOTH

London 1815 - Glasgow 1906


Born in London and a student of the Royal Scottish Academy Schools in Edinburgh, Charles Woolnoth painted mainly large-scale watercolour views of Scotland, and exhibited in London between 1838 and 1875. He was a founder member of the Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolours, where he exhibited from 1879, and also showed at the Royal Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts and the Royal Scottish Academy. Watercolours by Woolnoth are today in the collections of the Kirkcaldy Galleries in Fife and the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, as well as in several private collections.