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O'BRIEN, Lucius Richard (1832 - 1899), Painter, watercolourist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
O'BRIEN, Lucius Richard (1832 - 1899), Painter, watercolourist

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Canadian, 19th century, male.

Born 15 August 1832, in Shanty Bay (Ontario); died 13 December 1899, in Toronto.

Painter, watercolourist. Figures, landscapes with figures, landscapes, waterscapes, architectural views.

O’Brien painted landscapes and worked with an architect in 1847 before studying to become an engineer. He became interested in painting around 1872 and was one of the first painters of the Rocky Mountains region which he

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