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Ernest Fosbery

 (1874 - 1960)
Ernest George Fosbery was active/lived in Ontario, New York, Quebec / Canada.  Ernest Fosbery is known for portrait and genre painting, illustration, etching, teaching.

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Born in Ottawa, Ontario, Ernest Fosbery studied painting under Franklin Brownell, 1890-7, and in Paris with Fernand Cormon 1897-8.  In 1907, he was appointed Headmaster, of the Art Student's League of Buffalo, and taught at the Art Guild of Buffalo, 1910-11.  Returning to Ottawa in 1911 he taught at the Ottawa Art Association.

On reviewing Canadian painting in 1915, E.F.B. Johnstone made mention of Ernest Fosbery as a convincing painter of portraits and figure compositions.  His subjects were very realistically done and of the highest quality.  He became a member of the Union Internationale des Beaux Artes et des Lettres, Paris, in 1911. In 1912 he was written up in 'Cana   ...  Displaying 750 of 5102 characters.

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21" X 18" oil on canvas, signed and dated 1909. Collection of the National Gallery of Canada.
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