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ROBBINS, Horace Wolcott, artist, born in Mobile, Alabama, 21 October, 1842. He went to Baltimore with his family at the age of six, and eleven years later came to New York, where he studied painting under James M. Hart. In 1865 he made a visit with Frederick E. Church to the West Indies, and thence went to Europe. Here he studied for three years, after which he returned to New York. He was elected an associate of the Academy of design in 1864, and an academicia, n in 1878, and in 1582 he became recording secretary. He is also a, member of the Water-color society and the New York etching club, and was president of the Artists' fund society during 1885-'7. Many of his works are pictures of mountain and lake scenery, in the delineation of which he has, perhaps, been most successful. His oil-paintings include "Blue Hills of Jamaica" (1874): " Passing Shower, Jamaica" (1875); "Roadside Elms" and "Harbor Islands. Lake George" (1878) ; "Lake Katahdin, Maine"(1882)" " Early Autumn, Adirondacks " (1883)" "Sunset oil the Tunxis" and " Darkening in the Evening Glory" (1885); and "The Lane." Among his water-colors are " After the Rain," " New England Elms," and "New England Homestead," a view at Simsbury, Connecticut, which last was bought by the French government at the exhibition of 1878.
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