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Archie Gunn

 (1863 - 1930)
Archie (Archibald) Gunn was active/lived in New York / United Kingdom.  Archie Gunn is known for illustration-magazine, figure, genre and portait painting, etching.

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Archie Gunn


Archie Gunn was a well known and popular illustrator, whose pictures where in leading periodicals.  He was born in England and his father a member of the British Royal Academy.  He first studied under his father in London.  For a time he designed costumes for Gilbert & Sullivan productions. He also achieved success as a portrait painter; one of his portraits of Disraeli hung on the walls of Queen Victoria's apartments.

After coming to America he worked as a magazine and newspaper illustrator.  He also did several calendar paintings for the Gerlach Barklow Calendar Company.

Submitted by Tim and Michelle Smith- Illustration Art Collectors




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About  Archie Gunn

Born:  1863 - Taunton, Somersetshire, England
Died:   1930
Known for:  illustration-magazine, figure, genre and portait painting, etching