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MCIAN, Robert Ronald (1803 - 1856), Painter, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MCIAN, Robert Ronald (1803 - 1856), Painter, illustrator

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British, 19th century, male.

Born 1803; died 1856, in Hampstead.

Painter, illustrator. Genre scenes.

Robert Ronald McIan was an actor and amateur painter. He exhibited at the Royal Academy in London in 1836 and gradually abandoned the theatre, making painting his sole career in 1840. He was an associate member of the Royal Scottish Academy. He depicted scenes of Highland life and traditional costume, illustrating The

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