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BIRCH, Samuel John Lamorna (1869 - 1955), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BIRCH, Samuel John Lamorna (1869 - 1955), Painter

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British, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 7 June 1869, in Egremont (Cheshire); died 7 January 1955, in Lamorna.

Painter. Landscapes.

Newlyn School.

[not available online]Lamorna Birch studied briefly at the Atelier Colarossi in 1895-1896, but was largely a self-taught artist who painted in his spare time while working at a mill near Lancaster. In the late 1880s he began visiting Cornwall, later settling in

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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