Robert W. Chambers (Robert William Chambers)

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Brooklyn, New York, USA
Robert William Chambers, one of the more prolific and popular American authors of late nineteenth and early twentieth century, was born on 26 May, 1865 in Brooklyn to a prominent New York family.

After graduating from Yale, Chambers studied art for seven years at The Académie Julian in Paris. By the time he was in his mid-twenties Chambers was already exhibiting his art at salons in Paris. Returning to America in 1893, Chambers soon began drawing illustrations for magazines like Vogue, Life and True. Read more...