Charles Bentley 1806-1854 " Marine"
Charles Bentley, a painter of coast and river scenery, in water-colours, and engraver, was born in 1806. He was elected an associate of the Water-Colour Society in 1834, and a full member in 1844, and constantly contributed to their annual exhibitions. His subjects are views in France, Holland, and Italy, as well as on the shores of his native country. He died of cholera 4 September 1854.