Artist biography

John H. LORIMER 1856–1936

Painter of portraits and genre. Born 12 August 1856 in Edinburgh, son of Professor James Lorimer, LL.D. Studied at the R.S.A. under McTaggart and Chalmers, and in Paris under Carolus-Duran. Travelled in Spain 1877, Italy 1882 and Algiers 1891. Exhibited at the R.S.A. from 1873 and at the R.A. from 1878; A.R.S.A. 1882, R.S.A. 1900. R.P., A.R.W.S. Corresponding member of the Institut de France, Paris. Died 4 November 1936 in Edinburgh.

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