|Birth place or City of origin:||Ontario|
|State of origin:||Canada|
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Robert Lougheed, who came to be known as “the painter’s painter,” was born and raised on a farm in Ontario, Canada. At nineteen, he was a mail order and newspaper illustrator for the Toronto Star, studying at night at the Ontario College of Art and then at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Montreal. At age twenty-five, he came to New York as the pupil of Frank Vincent DuMond and Dean Cornwell at the famed Art Students League. He continued working for over thirty years as an illustrator and his work appeared in magazines such as National Geographic, Sports Afield and Reader’s Digest.