Harold Harvey Biography | Oil Painting Reproductions
5- 20-1874 Penzance, ENG - 5-19-1941 Newlyn, ENGBack to Artist IndexView Artists Paintings
From 1894 to 1896, Harold Harvey studied art at the Academie Julian in Paris under Norman Garstin. After finishing his studies there, in 1896 he went to study at both the Académie Delecluse and the Academie Colarossi.
After completing his schooling in Paris, Harold Harvey returned to Penzance and began working with Norman Garstin again. His works included landscapes, religious themes, and interiors but mainly portraits of the locals going about every day activities and life settings of his native Cornwall.
From 1909 to 1913 he was an Associate of the Royal Cambrian Academy of Art and in 1910 he became a member of the South Wales Art Society. From about 1910 and into the early 1930s he was a member of the Newlyn Society of Artist. In 1911 Harvey married fellow artist Gertrude Bodinnar. They first met when Gertrude posed for Harvey in Woman By The Sideboard The Artists Wife Gertrude.
Art Movement: Realism.
Artists Influencing Harold Harvey: Norman Garstin.
He Traveled To France.
Artist's Biography compiled by Albert L. Mansour at The World's Artist, with text adapted from Wikipedia.