Artist biography

Arthur LEMON 1850–1912

Painter of genre, particularly Italian pastoral scenes. Born 14 April 1850 in the Isle of Man. Spent his youth in Rome; was for ten years a cowboy in California. Returning to Europe studied under Carolus Duran in Paris. Lived in England and Italy. Exhibited at the R.A. 1878–1902. Died in London 17 April 1912. Memorial exhibition at the Goupil Gallery 1913.

Published in:
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, I