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James Kerr Lawson, 1865-1939

Nationality: Canadian
Date of Birth: 1865.10.28
Place of Birth: Anstruther
Date of Death: 193905.01
Place of Death: London

Identity:

James Kerr-Lawson was a landscape and portrait painter, printmaker and author.

Life:

He studied in Rome and Paris and later lived in Italy, Canada and London. He also published fiction and poetry. He was involved in the International Society of Sculptors, Painters and Gravers when JW was President in 1898.

Bibliography:

Bénézit, E., Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs et Graveurs, 8 vols, 1956-61; Wood, Christopher, Victorian Painters, 2 vols., 3rd edtn., revised, Woodbridge, Suffolk, 1995; WorldCat, http://newfirstsearch.uk.oclc.org (accessed 21 July 2004).