Jack, Richard (1866-1952)

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Jack, Richard (1866-1952)

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Richard Jack, a British painter, was born in Sunderland, County Durham, United Kingdom in 1866. He trained at the York School of Art, Royal College of Art, Académie Julian and Académie Colarossi. In 1886 he won a National Scholarship to the Royal College of Art and in 1888 he won a Royal College of Art gold medal. He painted portraits, figure subjects, interiors and landscapes and was the first official war artist for Canada in 1916. He died in Montréal, Québec in 1952.


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MacDonald, Colin S. A Dictionary of Canadian Artists. 1st ed., Volume 2, Canadian Paperbacks Pub, 1967.p. 518-520

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