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FORBES, James G. (<i>born</i> 1800), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FORBES, James G. (born 1800), Painter

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British, 19th century, male.

Born c. 1800, in Scotland.

Painter. Portraits, genre scenes.

James Forbes exhibited at the Royal Scottish Academy in Edinburgh from 1852 to 1854, and with the Royal Academy in London in 1853. He also exhibited with the British Institution, in 1852 and 1857. From 1860 to 1870, he lived in Chicago.

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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