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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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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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My Sisters’ H. R. Lewis Art

Both of my sisters, one older than me and one younger, now live in California. Jane transplanted after living much of her life in Portland, OR. Teri lived for many years in New York before relocating to San Francisco. Through … 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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H Lewis Art in My Home

          This still life, signed H. Lewis was purchased from ebay from a seller in Lambertville, NJ. This landscape pastel, signed H. Lewis, was also purchased through ebay and came from the seller’s grandmother’s home in … 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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