(1843 - 1903)
Henry Farrer was active/lived in New York / United Kingdom. Henry Farrer is known for tonalist coastal landscape, animal paintings, etching.
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Biography Henry Farrer
The following is from Andrew Melville-Smith of South Australia. He is a descendant of the artist.
Henry Farrer (American, 1843-1903)
Born in London in 1843, Henry Farrer was the younger brother of Thomas Charles Farrer, who, along with William Trost Richards and a handful of others was a founding member in 1863 of the Association of Advancement of Truth in Art. The organization was based on the principles of Pre-Raphaelite* philosopher and artist John Ruskin, with whom Thomas Farrer had studied drawing at the Working Men's College in London. In fact, the Farrer brothers became leading American 'Ruskinians', as part of the American Pre-Raphaelite movement of the 1860s, 70s and even 80s.
Thus, the Farrers are best rememb
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