George Horne Russell

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George Horne Russell
George Horne Russell, about 1910
Born (1861-04-18)April 18, 1861
Banff, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Died June 25, 1933(1933-06-25) (aged 72)
St. Stephen, New Brunswick

George Horne Russell (April 18, 1861 – June 25, 1933)[1] was a Canadian painter.

Born in Banff, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, he studied at the Alberdeen School of Art and the South Kensington School of Art. In 1889, he moved to Canada settling in Montreal. [2] From 1922 to 1926, he was the president of the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts. [3]


  1. ^ Encyclopedia Canadiana: Volume 9. 1977. 
  2. ^ George Horne Russell
  3. ^ Royal Canadian Academy of Arts
Cultural offices
Preceded by
Homer Watson
President of the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts
Succeeded by
Henry Sproatt