(1864 - 1939)
James Kerr-Lawson was active/lived in Ontario / United Kingdom, Canada. James KerrLawson is known for Landscape, portrait and decorative painting.
Biography James Kerr-Lawson
A landscape, portrait and decorative painter, James Kerr-Lawson was born in Scotland and came to Hamilton, Ontario with his family. He studied at the Ontario School of Art 1879-1880, in Rome at the Académie de France, at the Accademia di Belle Arte with Luigi Galli from 1880-1881, and at the Académie Julian, Paris, from 1881-1884. He was back in Canada in 1885-87, where he associated with William Brymner and Homer Watson. From 1887 he traveled in France, Italy, Spain and Morocco, basing himself in Glasgow and from 1900 in London. In the 1890s he associated with the British artists George Frederick Watts, John Lavery and Frank Brangwyn, and the Anglo-American James McNeill Whistler. Around 1897 he met the Americ
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