Appletons' Cyclopædia of American Biography/Mowbray, Harry Siddons

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MOWBRAY, Harry Siddons, artist, b. in Alexandria, Egypt, 5 Aug., 1858. He is a son of George M. Mowbray, an “expert in explosives,” studied under Léon Bonnât in Paris in 1879-'83, and has produced some effective figure-pieces, among which are “The Alchemist” (1884); “Lalla Rookh” (1885); “Rose Festival” (1887); and “Evening Breeze,” which gained the Clark prize at the National academy in 1888 and his election to associate membership. In 1886 be became a member of the Society of American artists, and is at present instructor of the life class at the Art students' league.