Dawson Gallery


Thomas Harris Robinson was born in 1834 in Pictou, Nova Scotia, Canada but lived and worked in Providence, Rhode Island until his death in 1888.  He is best known as a painter of animal, landscape, genre and portrait subjects. 

Mr. Miller’s Horse and Newfoundland, 1862

Thomas Harris Robinson

American 1834-1888          

Painted for Charles T. Miller, in his barnyard at 484 County Road, Barrington. The artist was a known Rhode Island painter who was an associate in Vose Gallery, Providence and an exhibitor at the Providence Art Club, and had a studio at Kettle Point.

Photograph by C. T. Miller, shows artist painting the picture.