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Lucius O'Brien

 (1832 - 1899)
Lucius Richard O'Brien was active/lived in Ontario / Canada.  Lucius OBrien is known for landscape, still life and figure painting, graphics, illustration, teaching.

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Lucius O'Brien


Lucius Richard O'Brien was a very a prominent Canadian painter, graphic artist, illustrator and educator.  He was a founder and President of the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts*; a founder of the Ontario School of Art; and one of the first artists to travel the breadth of Canada.  His paintings depict the country's scenery from Grand Manan Island, New Brunswick to Vancouver Island, British Columbia; and, they are among the first pieces collected by the National Gallery of Canada,130 years ago.

Born in Shanty Bay, Ontario (on Lake Simcoe, 15 miles south of Orilla, and 50 miles north of Toronto), he died in Toronto where he had lived since about 1870.

Most of his works are watercolors; however, he did paint in oils in t  ...  Displaying 750 of 10880 characters.



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About  Lucius O'Brien

Born:  1832 - Shanty Bay, Ontario, Canada
Died:   1899 - Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Known for:  landscape, still life and figure painting, graphics, illustration, teaching