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James Humbert Craig (1877/78 - 1944) was active/lived in Ireland.  James Craig is known for Andscape, figure, marine and genre scene painting.

James Humbert Craig RHA (1877-1944)

The Irish landscape painter James Craig was born in Belfast but spent his youth in the countryside of County Down.  His Swiss mother came from a family of artists.  Craig briefly attended Belfast College of Art where he studied drawing and fine art painting, cutting short his classes to become a largely self-taught painter of landscapes.

Eschewing all intellectualism or mystique in his art, James Craig took all his inspiration from the scenery, people and culture of Ireland - above all, from what he saw with his two eyes. He never attempted to embellish or distort nature.  His job, as a landscape painter was to reflect nature as it was.  Despite this fidelity to Nature, Craig was not above dramatizing his landscape painting in the style of Paul Henry.  Also, despite his indifference to Barbizon landscape art, Craig's plein air painting method was similar to that of the Impressionists, as he was at his happiest o   ...  [Displaying 1000 of 3500 characters.]  Artist bio

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