Cyrus Durand Chapman (1856-1918)

Cyrus Durand Chapman (1856-1918)
American Golden Age illustrator, painter of interiors and still-life, art writer & educator ;
Cyrus D. Chapman ; C. Durand Chapman ; C. D. Chapman ; C.D. Chapman ;
[Born September 23, 1856 in Clinton / Irving, NJ – died 1918 in ?]

 

FAD record control number: 43306 ;

Record level: Person ;

Record type: Artist ;

 

Cyrus Durand Chapman (1856-1918) biography:

Birth: September 23, 1856 in Clinton / Irving, NJ ;
Death: 1918 in ? ;
Sex: Male ;
Ethnicity: White ;
Zodiac:
Libra ;

Known for: Paintings of quaint interiors with figures ; still-life paintings ;
Medium: Oil ; pen & ink ; watercolor ; pastel ;
Technique: Painting ; drawing ;
Subjects: Interiors ; people ; still-life ;

Areas: Clinton / Irving, NJ (1856-ca.1876) ; New York, NY (ca.1876-ca.1883) ; Munich, Germany (1883) ; Paris, France (1883-1885) ; Newark, NJ (1885-1896) ; England (1896) ; Washington, DC (1898, 1904) ;
Region: North East ; Europe (1899) ; Philadelphia, PA (1909) ;
Lived: Elwood, Irvington, NJ (1882-1890?) ; 57 West 10th Street, New York, NY (1881) ; 800 Broad Street, Newark, NJ (1886) ; 2481 Eighteenth Street, Washington, DC (1904-1918?) ;
Father: Reverend John Liddle Chapman (1812-1891) ;
Mother: Jane B. Wade (Durand) Chapman (1823-1910), daughter of engraver Cyrus Durand, niece to artist Asher Brown Durand (1796-1886) ;
Relatives: Chalmers D Chapman ( ), brother ; S W Chapman ( ), brother ;
Spouse: Carrie A. F. Holbrook (Chapman) (1860-1936), wife, married December 10, 1890 ;
Children: John Holbrook Chapman (1891-1973), son ;

Training: Stephens’ Institute, Hoboken, NJ, literary degree ; National Academy of Design, New York, NY (1878?-1879) under Lemuel Wilmarth (1835-1918), J G Brown (?-?) & James Wells Champney (1843-1903) ; Cooper Institute (Cooper Union), New York, NY, night classes (ca.1879) ; Munich, Germany (ca.1881) ; Corman School, Paris, France under Fernando Corman (?-?) and Benjamin Constant (1845-1902) (ca.1881) ;
Instructors: Lemuel Wilmarth (1835-1918), J G Brown (?-?) ; James Wells Champney (1843-1903) ; Fernando Corman (?-?) ; Benjamin Constant (1845-1902) ;
Work: Opened art studio at 10th Street, New York, NY (ca.1878-ca.1881) ; Opened art studio in Newark, NJ (1885-?) ; Illustrated for Scribner’s Magazine, New York, NY (April, 1888) ; Opened art studio in Prudential Insurance Building, Irvington, NJ (1885-?) ; Worked in England as an art writer & illustrator for Prudential Insurance Company magazine (1896) ; Illustrated The goddess of Atvatabar by William Richard Bradshaw (J. F. Douthitt, 1892) ; Chapman authors book Self made pictures for children (Frederick A Stokes, New York) described as pictures of 10 historical places in color with sections cut-out to be added by the reader ; Illustration for Ladies Home Journal, New York, NY (ca.1914-ca.1916) ;

Taught: Evening Drawing School for ladies, Irving, NJ, drawing of the antique (casts & still-life) ;
Students:

Member: Newark Sketch Club, founding member (1892-1905), active member (1892-1895), passive member (1896-1905) ; American Arts Society, New York, NY ; National Academy of Design, New York, NY ; Salmagundi Club, New York, NY, artist member (ca.1882) ;
Exhibited with: Paris Salons, Paris, France (1885) ; National Academy of Design, New York, NY (1881-1883, 1886-1887) ; Brooklyn Art Association, Brooklyn, NY (January, 1886) ; Newark Sketch Club, Newark, NJ (1892-1905) ; Salmagundi Club, New York, NY (1882, 1884) ; Gill’s Art Galleries, Springfield, MA (February, 1895) ; Capital Camera Club Washington DC (1904) ; Washington Water Color Club, Washington, DC (February, 1917) ;
Awards:

Milestones: The artist’s home was known as a haven and salon for artists and intellectual culture ;

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FAD.2019.43306

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Record birth date:
January 7, 2019

Last updated: May 10, 2019 at 13:32 pm

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