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Norman Macbeth

 (1821 - 1888)
Norman Macbeth was active/lived in Scotland.  Norman Macbeth is known for Landscape painting.

Biography   Norman Macbeth


Norman Macbeth was born at Greenock, Scotland, where his father James Macbeth was an excise official. He served a seven years' apprenticeship as an engraver in Glasgow, and then went to London, where he studied in the schools of the Royal Academy, and copied in the National Gallery.

He moved on to Paris, where he painted copies in the Louvre. In 1845 Macbeth established himself as a portrait- painter in Greenock, moving to Glasgow in 1848, and in 1856 again practicing in Greenock. Since 1845 he had been a regular contributor to the exhibitions of the Royal Scottish Academy, and in 1861 he went to Edinburgh. There he was successful as a portrait-painter, and was elected an Associate Royal Scottish Academician (ARSA) in 1870, and full   ...  Displaying 750 of 1489 characters.

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