James Murray Forbes (1845-1937)

 

James Murray Forbes (1845-1937)
China trader / merchant, railroad executive, US ambassador & amateur still life painter ;
J. M. Forbes ; JM Forbes ; James M. Forbes ; J. Murray Forbes ;
[Born July 17, 1845 in Boston, MA – died April 26, 1937 in Milton, MA]

 

FAD record control number: 68317 ;

Record level: Person ;

Record type: Artist ;

 

James Murray Forbes (1845-1937) biography:

Birth: July 17, 1845 in Boston, MA ;
Death: April 26, 1937 in Milton, MA ;
Sex: Male ;
Ethnicity: White ; 
Zodiac:
Cancer ;

Known for: Pennsylvania Dutch-style naive still-life ;
Medium: Oil ;
Technique: Painting ;
Subjects: Still-life ;

Areas: Boston, MA ; Canton, China ; Sweden ; Milton, MA ;
Region: North East ; China ; Sweden ;
Lived: Boston, MA ; Canton, China ; Sweden ; Milton, MA ;
Father: Robert Bennet Forbes (1804-1889), sea captain, China merchant, ship owner, writer ;
Mother: Rose Greene Smith Forbes (1802-1885) ;
Relatives: Robert Bennett Forbes (1837-1891), brother ; Edith J (Forbes) Perkins (1842-1925), sister ; Rose Forbes (1848-1849), sister ;
Spouse: Alice Francis (Bowditch) Forbes (1848-1929), wife, married June 10, 1871 in Boston, MA ;
Children: Elizabeth Bowditch Forbes (1873–1873), daughter ; Allan Forbes (1874-1955), son ; Mary Bowditch Forbes (1878-1962), daughter ; Dorothy Murray Forbes (1881-1944), daughter ;

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Work: China trader / merchant, railroad executive, US ambassador & amateur still life painter ;

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Digital-born document number:
FAD.2020.68317

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Record birth date:
August 5, 2020

Last updated: August 5, 2020 at 15:27 pm

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