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John Robson

 (1881 - 1946)
John Whitworth Robson was active/lived in California, Pennsylvania / France.  John Robson is known for painting, etching, commercial art, illustration.

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Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on May 1, 1881, Robson was the third son of Dr. John W. Robson and Cella Lewis Robson.

Education:
Shady Side Academy, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Graphic Sketch Club (Founded by Samuel Fleisher in 1898)
American Art Association of Paris, 1905-1908

He was a student of Howard Pyle's in Philadelphia, and studied with Lester G. Hornby in New York City. While in Paris, he studied print making, mezzotint, drawing in pencil, pen, charcoal, pen & ink and pastel.  He also produced a few small paintings in oil.

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