(1821 - 1888)
Norman Macbeth was active/lived in United Kingdom. Norman Macbeth is known for landscape painting.
The painting is signed and dated lower right 'Norman Macbeth A.R.S.A. 1879'. A.R.S.A. stands for 'Associate of the Royal Scottish Academy'. In the year after this painting was executed, Macbeth became a full member of the RSA.
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 practising in Greenock. Since 1845 he had been a regular con ... Displaying 750 of 1695 characters.