Arthur Joseph Meadows was a painter of coastal scenes and marines who was greatly influenced by Clarkson Stanfield. Arthur Joseph is generally considered to be the best of the Meadows family of marine artists, he was the younger brother of James Edwin Meadows Jnr. and the son of James Meadows Snr.
Meadows painted harbours and coastal scenes in England, France and Holland. He exhibited mainly at Suffolk Street as well as at The Royal Academy 1863 - 72, and The British Institute between 1863 and 1867.