Henry Thomas Schafer

Fecamp – The Artists – Schafer, Henry Thomas

This page forms part of a series of pages dedicated to the many artists who worked in Fecamp. A full list of all the artists with a link to their works can be found at the bottom of this page.

Henry Thomas Schafer
Henry Thomas Schafer

Henry Thomas Schafer (1854 – 1915), was a British painter who travelled extensively in Europe.

He was a British Victorian-era genre painter and sculptor, elected in 1889 to the Royal Society of British Artists.  He exhibited at the Royal Society, the Royal Academy, the Royal Scottish Academy, and other galleries starting in 1873.  Several of his paintings have been widely reproduced and distributed in the form of posters.  

He painted in quite a few places in France.

Very little is known about this artist.

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1884 - Henry Thomas Schafer - Fecamp
1884 – Henry Thomas Schafer – Fecamp
1890 - Henry Thomas Schafer - Fecamp, Normandy, France
1890 – Henry Thomas Schafer – Fecamp, Normandy, France
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Schafer painted several other places in France (see list below), which will be featured eventually on this site. A link “” to those cities will appear below when published.

Fecamp is a picturesque fishing town which made for a great backdrop for many artist. Here are all the artists who applied their arts in the town and its surroundings (a link “” will appear when we have published an article on this artist’s works in Fecamp):

NOTE: a “*” besides the artist’s name indicates that the artist did NOT work directly in Fecamp, instead worked in Fecamp’s surroundings only.

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