Charles John de Lacy (1856 - December 13, 1929) was an artist, painter, and press artist and one of the most celebrated maritime artists of his day. Born in Sunderland, County Durham, de Lacy is particularly well-known for his works that picture warships. He was also regularly commissioned by shipbuilders to compose promotional pieces for their firms. Works by him are part of the collections at the National Maritime Museum, the Tyne and Wear Archives and Museums, the Russel-Cotes Art Gallery and Museum, and the Cowes Maritime Museum, among others. De Lacy married Alice Harriet Hill in 1880 in London, with whom he had two daughters.

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