Robert Lee MacCameron
(1866 - 1912)
Robert Lee MacCameron was active/lived in New York, Illinois / France. Robert MacCameron is known for figure, genre-interiors and portrait painting.
Biography Robert Lee MacCameron
Robert Lee MacCameron (1866-1912)
Born Chicago, Illinois in 1866, he spent his youth in Necadah, Wisconsin where his father was in the state legislature. He studied art briefly in Wisconsin and then went to New York where he was a pupil of William Merritt Chase.
In 1888, he went to London and there worked for The Boys' Own, a children's magazine. By 1891, he was in Paris and studied in the atelier of Jean Leon Gerome. He also was a student of Raphael Collin and James Whistler, and exhibited in the Salons kof 1894, 1895, and 1904 where he received honorable mention.
During this period he focused his painting on 'down and out' persons of the streets of Paris, emphasizing misery and "reduced
... Displaying 750 of 2159 characters.