Robert Montgomery was a Belgian artist born in Antwerp in 1839 and who died there in 1893. He was a painter. Training at the Academy in Antwerp. Considered one of our best marine painters. Participated in the Salons in Ghent in 1868 (Park view; surroundings Antwerp, A water hole on the Kalmthoutse heide; sunset, Swamp in the heath; morning effect), 1874 (Ardara; West Ireland, Bergstroom after the thunderstorm; Ireland, The bay from Lochrus; Irish coast at low tide, Forest view; Ireland), 1877 (Clouded weather; Irish coast), 1883 (At sea), at the 'Exposition historique de l'Art belge 1830-1880' in Brussels in 1880 (Marine; Irish coast), at the 'Exposition Générale des Beaux-Arts' in Brussels in 1884 (The wreck). Work in the Museum in Lier, among others. Mentioned in BAS II and Two centuries of signatures of Belgian artists. Source: Paul Piron, The Belgian visual artists from the 19th to the 21st century.