Tag Archives: Fine art

Campsite Pastel

Judy Randolph sent me several photos of another campsite pastel with the signature of H.R. Lewis. Hubert Lewis had several landscapes that were painted with variations to their themes, and the campsite paintings exemplify this well. Judy wrote: “Just read … Continue reading

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Oil from Jim Stirone of Camarillo

Laurie from Camarillo, CA wrote to tell me her father-in-law, who spent most of his life in Wilmerding, PA, passed down an original oil painting by H. Lewis to her husband, Jim Stirone. It had been hanging on the living … Continue reading

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DC Slate with H. Lewis painting “after Androis” (de Andreis) signature

A question came up on http://www.askart.com about an H. Lewis painting of a Scottish Soldier. I wrote to the poster to get a photo of the painting and the signature, as well as get more information. DC Slate emailed me … Continue reading

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Floral Painting and Pastel Landscapes

James Kazokas contacted me about a painting he won in an auction in Northfield, Massachusetts. It bore the familiar signature of my great grandfather, Hubert Lewis. A bright floral, 12 inches by 16 inches, a little worn from time, has … 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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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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