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Lawyer , artist

Horace Wolcott Robbins, American lawyer, artist.

Background

Robbins, Horace Wolcott was born on October 21, 1842 in Mobile, Alabama, United States. Son of H. W. and Mary E. (Hyde) Robbins.

Education

Graduate Newton University, Baltimore, 1860. Studied art abroad 3 years. Served at Harper’s Ferry in 22d New York regiment, 1862.

Career

Studied landscape painting with James M. Hart, N.A. Elected associate National Academy, 1864. Academician, 1878; secretary 10 years Vice-President, 1894 and 1895, National Academy Design.

Studied law at Columbia Law School, 1890. Admitted to New York bar, 1892. Trustee New York School of Applied Design for Women.

Fellow in perpetuity Metropolitan Museum Art. Home: New York, New York.

Connections

Married Mary A. Phelps, September 27, 1865.

father:
H. W. Robbins

mother:
Mary E. (Hyde) Robbins

spouse:
Mary A. Phelps