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Tom Robertson, ROI, RBA (1850-1947) was a well known landscape and marine painter in oil, pastel and watercolour. Born in Glasgow.  He studied at Glasgow School of Art and in Paris under Benjamin Constant. Robertson exhibited at the Royal Scottish Academy from 1888 and at the principal London galleries from 1889. He won a gold medal at the Munich Exhibition, received an Hon. Mention at the Paris Salon 1904, and a gold medal at Nantes 1910. In 1898 he visited Morocco, where he painted in the south of the country and in the Atlas Mountains. He also worked in Venice and extensively along the Bay of Biscay and the River Loire. Elected a member of the Royal Institute of Oil Painters 1912 having previously been a member of the Royal Society of British Artists. Robertson lived in London and in retirement at Eastbourne in Sussex. He also had a studio near to Nantes in western France.