Born in Hamilton, Ontario in 1881. Died in Montréal, Quebec in 1956. Albert Henry Robinson RCA, a native Hamiltonian who studied in that city with John S. Gordon, left for Paris in 1903. He continued his training at the Julian Academy with Bouguereau and Bachet, and then with Ferrier at the École des Beaux-Arts. During his time there, he travelled to Normandy and Corsica. After returning to Hamilton, John S. Gordon hired him as an assistant and Robinson exhibited his work for the first time in 1906. In 1910, he met and befriended A.Y. Jackson. Between 1918 and 1933, Robinson travelled along the shores of the St. Lawrence and in the Laurentians, painting many landscapes, which constitute the bulk of his work.

Falling Snow, Les Éboulements - 1926, oil on canvas. Art Gallery of Hamilton
Spring Breakup - 1928, oil on canvas. Edmonton Art Gallery
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