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Lewis Meakin

 (1850 - 1917)
Lewis Henry Meakin was active/lived in Ohio, Massachusetts / Germany.  Lewis Meakin is known for landscape, coastals scene and still life painting, etching.

Lewis Meakin

Born in Newcastle, England on 12 July 1850, Meakin enrolled in the McMicken School of Design at the University of Cincinnati under the watchful eye of Thomas S. Noble.  Urged on by the recommendations of the Cincinnati art community to study in Munich, Meakin followed that advice and celebrated his thirtieth birthday in Europe.  Here among his Cincinnati painter-colleagues, Meakin worked diligently for four years under Professors Ludwig Loefftz, Nikolaus Gysis, and Karl Raupp.  Painting in the plein air method and executing works in a variety of media, including etching, Meakin made frequent sojourns to picturesque spots such as SchlieƟheim and Augsburg.  He may have urged J. Frank Currier to take up etching (Weimer,   ...  Displaying 750 of 7380 characters.

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About  Lewis Meakin

Born:  1850 - Newcastle, Staffordshire, England
Died:   1917 - Boston, Massachusetts
Known for:  landscape, coastals scene and still life painting, etching