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BINYON, EDWARD (1830?–1876), landscape painter, born about the year 1830, was a member of the Society of Friends. He painted both in oil and in water-colours, and his works show much power of colouring; one of them, 'The Bay of Mentone,' has frequently been reproduced. He contributed from 1857 to 1876 to the exhibitions of the Dudley Gallery and the Royal Academy, among the pictures which he sent to the latter being, in 1859, 'The Arch of Titus;' in 1860 'Capri;' in 1873 'Marina di Lacco, Ischia;' in 1875 'Coral Boat at Dawn, Bay of Naples;' and in 1876 'Hidden Fires, Vesuvius from Capodimonte.' He lived many years in the island of Capri, where he died in 1876, from the effects of bathing while overheated.

[Bryan's Dictionary of Painters and Engravers, ed. Graves, 1884; Royal Academy Exhibition Catalogues, 1859-76.]

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