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Hubert Lewis the Artist: His Life, Family and Work-the book

I finally approved the last proof of the book Hubert Lewis the Artist: His Life, Family and Work! I’ve been researching, writing, proofing and rewriting, since December 2012. With the help of many people, I believe I have gathered much … Continue reading

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Art Owned by Michelle Benjamin

I received a message from a distant relative, Michelle Benjamin, through this website. Michelle is the great-granddaughter of one of Sarah Benjamin Lewis’s brothers, John Benjamin. We share great-great-grandparents, therefore the Michelle is my 3rd cousin. I shared some of … Continue reading

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Sarah Lewis

Second cousins Paul and Darla sent me a photo of this picture of our great-grandmother Sarah Lewis that they found in Darla’s mother’s (Jean Lewis) attic. I believe Hubert created it with chalk. Sarah and Hubert were married in 1885 … Continue reading

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More Art from the Collection of Russell and Jean Lewis

Paul and Darla requested other family members send their photos of pictures they own of H. Lewis’s work. They received a response from Darla’s brother. A few of the photographs were not posted due to quality issues. The Poppies are … Continue reading

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Brother John’s H. Lewis Art

My brother John has attempted to reduce the confusion of who H. Lewis was on an antiques and art website forum, and gave me the website information a few years ago to help defend our great-grandfather’s art. Seeing this forum … Continue reading

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Art from Darla and Paul

I found Paul and Darla (my second cousin, great-granddaughter of Hubert Lewis) through an antiques and art website forum. I contacted Paul through the email he left on the site. They have been a wonderful source of information to me, … Continue reading

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Art from Aunt (Doris) Jean’s House

My cousin Gina brought along some photos of H. Lewis’s art to our cousin get-together. These come from her mother, Jeanie’s, home. As the youngest daughter of the youngest daughter (Hazel) of Hubert Lewis’s, Doris Jean Boynton is one of … Continue reading

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Art from a Collector

Due to the confusion of the signature of H. Lewis, two forums were started on the antiqueandthearts.com website by folks who owned pieces of his art trying to figure out just who the signature belonged to. I left my contact … Continue reading

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Hubert’s Early Life and Starting a Family

Emigrating from the Old Country       On a visit to the industrial town of Govan, Scotland, young Thomas Lewis and his wife Adelaid welcomed their first child, a son, into the world on April 5, 1865. Hubert Robert Lewis was … Continue reading

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Who Was the Artist Hubert R. Lewis?

Hubert Robert Lewis The Man, the Artist       Looking at the old photos I have of my great grandparents, I can see only dark eyes, in shades of black, white, grey and sepia. I see the somberness of a young … Continue reading

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