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HARRIS, Robert (1849 - 1919), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
HARRIS, Robert (1849 - 1919), Painter

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Canadian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1849, in Wales; died 1919.

Painter. Portraits, genre scenes, waterscapes.

Robert Harris was still a child when he was taken to Charlottetown, Canada in 1856. At first he worked alone in America, then went to study with Legros in London and Bonnat in Paris. He also travelled to the major cities of Europe before returning to settle in Montreal. He

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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