H. Siddons Mowbray

born Alexandria, Egypt 1858-died Washington, CT 1928
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H. Siddons Mowbray, © Peter A. Juley & Son Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum J0002292
Also known as
  • Harry Siddons Mowbray
  • Henry Siddons Mowbray
Alexandria, Egypt
Washington, Connecticut, United States
  • American

Born in Egypt, brought to the United States in 1859, lived here and abroad. Painter who executed various commissions for J.P. Morgan, F.W. Vanderbilt, and other wealthy clients; also directed the American Academy in Rome, 1902–4.

Charles Sullivan, ed American Beauties: Women in Art and Literature (New York: Henry N. Abrams, Inc., in association with National Museum of American Art, 1993)