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Robert Burns, 1869-1941

Nationality: Scottish
Date of Birth: 1869
Place of Birth: Edinburgh
Date of Death: 1941
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Identity:

Robert Burns was a Scottish figure and portrait painter in a characteristically decorative style.

Life:

Burns studied in London and Paris before returning to Edinburgh where he was elected an Associate of the Royal Scottish Academy.

Bibliography:

Bénézit, E., Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs et Graveurs, 8 vols, Paris, 1956-61; Wood, Christopher, Victorian Painters, Suffolk: Antique Collectors' Club, 1995; http://www.getty.edu/research (accessed 2003).