(1849 - 1923)
Hume Nisbet was active/lived in Scotland, United Kingdom, Australia. Hume Nisbet is known for Landscape painting.
Biography Hume Nisbet
Hume Nisbet, alias Herkis H. Nisbet, alias H.H. Nisbet (August 8, 1849-July 4, 1923)
James Hume Nisbet was born in Stirling on August 8, 1849, the son of a painter and decorator, James Herkis Nisbet (1816-1881). He trained in art with Sam Brough, R.S.A., in Edinburgh. In 1866, at the age of 16, Hume sailed for Australia with his father, brother and stepmother, first settling in Melbourne. Over the next seven years he tried many occupations, including the theater. He traveled widely and also began writing.
Upon his return to the United Kingdom, Hume settled in London and studied art at South Kensington. After completing his studies he was appointed art master at the Watt Institute and S
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