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James Humbert Craig

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

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James Humbert Craig


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, C  ...  Displaying 750 of 3500 characters.



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About  James Humbert Craig

Born:  1877/78 - Belfast, Ireland
Died:   1944
Known for:  Andscape, figure, marine and genre scene painting