(1815 - 1891)
Robert Crozier was active/lived in United Kingdom. Robert Crozier is known for painting.
Biography Robert Crozier
Robert Crozier was born in Blackburn in 1815, the son of George
Crozier, a saddler and one of the leaders of a group of
working-class amateur botanists. In 1836 Crozier moved to Manchester,
where he remained for the rest of his life. He became a pupil of
Henry Travis, before going on to study at the Manchester School of
Design under John Zephania Bell in 1838.
Crozier first exhibited at
the Royal Manchester Institution in 1841, and at the Royal Academy
in 1854, but it was the success of the Exhibition of Works of Local
Artists at Peel Park, Salford, in 1857, that encouraged Crozier and
other local artists to set up the Manchester Academy of Fine Arts in
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