(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.
Biography Ernest Fosbery
Ernest Fosbery RCA
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
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