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MELVILLE, Arthur (1855 - 1904), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MELVILLE, Arthur (1855 - 1904), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman

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British, 19th century, male.

Born 10 April 1855 or or, in Loanhead of Guthrie (Forfarshire); died 28 August 1904, in Witley.

Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman. Portraits, local scenes, landscapes.


[not available online]Arthur Melville trained in Edinburgh under James Campbell Noble and at the Royal Scottish Academy Schools. He later attended the Académie Julian in Paris. He travelled widely: in 1881 he journeyed to

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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