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Robert Harris (1849 - 1919) was active/lived in Quebec, Ontario / Canada.  Robert Harris is known for Portrait and mural painting, illustration, drawing, teaching.

Biography photo for Robert Harris Robert Harris CMG, RCA, OSA (1849-1919)

Robert Harris was an important Canadian painter, muralist (1) illustrator (2), draftsman, educator and leader in the national art community.  He was considered one of the most renowned portrait painters in Canada in the late 19th and early 20th centuries (3).  He was also President of the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts* and Vice-President of the Ontario Society of Artists*.  Most exhibitions that examine the history of Canadian art include his paintings; most comprehensive Canadian art history books illustrate and discuss his work; and hundreds of his paintings, prints and drawings are in Canadian museums and public buildings.(4)

Harris was born in Ty'n-y-Groes, Conwy, North Wales.  He died in Montreal, Quebec, Canada which had been his home since 1883.  His first home in North America was Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island where he had emigrated with his family in 1856.  He lived there until he moved   ...  [Displaying 1000 of 16434 characters.]  Artist bio

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