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ROBINSON, Boardman (1876 - 1952), Painter, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ROBINSON, Boardman (1876 - 1952), Painter, illustrator

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Canadian, 20th century, male.

Born 1876, in Nova Scotia; died 1952.

Painter, illustrator. Genre scenes. Murals.

Robinson studied at art school in Boston. From 1898-1904 he studied under Jean-Léon Gérôme, but was most influenced by the drawings of the French illustrators, notably Forain. In 1906 Robinson became Artistic Director of Vogue and afterwards contributed to several periodicals. After working as a war correspondent during World

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