1922 Encyclopædia Britannica/Bramley, Frank
BRAMLEY, FRANK (1857–1915), English painter, was born near Boston, Lincs., May 6 1857. He studied art at Lincoln and later at Antwerp, first exhibiting in the Academy in 1884. Bramley became one of the best-known members of the group of English painters known as the Newlyn school, and in 1888 his picture, “A Hopeless Dawn,” was bought under the terms of the Chantrey bequest. He became A.R.A. in 1894, and was elected R.A. in 1911, being also a gold medallist of the French Salon. He died at Chalford Hill Aug. 10 1915.