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Archibald Thorburn Art

Scottish, 1860-1935
Archibald Thorburn was born in Lasswade near Edinburgh on 31st May 1860 and was destined to become Britain’s, and some would say the world’s, greatest wildlife artist of all time. Even by the age of 30 in 1890 he was regarded as the best to have been seen in Britain, and that reputation has remained intact and unchallenged ever since. He was the fifth son of Robert Thorburn (1818-1885) the leading miniaturist painter of the day and a great favourite of Queen Victoria, and the young Archibald received much of his early training from his father, whose insistence upon anatomical accuracy and careful attention to detail was to stand the young man in good stead throughout his life. Even as a child Thorburn had shown exceptional artistic talent and by the age of 12 was already producing some exquisite little watercolours and pen and ink drawings that heralded much promise for the future.
(Biography provided by David Brooker Fine Art)
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Artist: Archibald Thorburn
English early 20th century, An Irish Hare and a Mountain hare in a landscape
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Wonderful Vintage Archibald Thorburn colored chromolithograph. The colors are amazing, giving the painting a really great appearance . Printed circa 1919, the picture is inscribed ...
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1910s Victorian Archibald Thorburn Art

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WILDFLOWERS
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Archibald Thorburn (1860-1935) - 1923 Lithograph, Pair Of Snipe
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