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Robert Ford Gagen

 (1847 - 1926)
Robert Ford Gagen was active/lived in Ontario / Canada.  Robert Gagen is known for mountains, marine and coastal scene painting, teaching.

Robert Ford Gagen

Robert Ford Gagen RCA, OSA, CSPWC  (AKA: R.F. Gagen) was a prominent Canadian landscape and seascape painter.  He was also an educator, a leader in the artist community, and a charter member of the Ontario Society of Artists* and the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts*.  Most Canadian art history books discuss his influence and work; and examples of his paintings and hand colored photographs are in numerous museums.

He was born in London, England and came to Canada with his parents in 1862.  They settled in Seaforth, Ontario (about 100 miles west of Toronto); he later moved to Toronto where he lived for the rest of his life and died. (1)

His primary medium was watercolor; however there are works in oil and earl  ...  Displaying 750 of 9175 characters.

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About  Robert Ford Gagen

Born:  1847 - London, England
Died:   1926 - Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Known for:  mountains, marine and coastal scene painting, teaching