William Henry Earp belongs to family of accomplished landscape painters and watercolourists from Brighton, England, who were active in the nineteenth and early twentieth century. William Henry Earp’s life dates are not verified. Some sources list 1854 as his birth year, others 1831. He likely died in 1914. Other artists from the Earp family include Frederick Earp (1828-1914), Edwin Earp (active c.1900), George Earp (active c.1874) and Vernon Earp (active c.1900).