Francis Augustus Lathrop (1849-1909)


Francis Augustus Lathrop (1849-1909)
American Golden Age illustrator, art collector & teacher
F.A. Lathrop ; F. A. Lathrop ; Francis A. Lathrop ; Frank Lathrop ; Frank A. Lathrop
[Born June 22, 1849 at sea (near the Hawaiian islands) – died October 18, 1909 in Woodcliffe Lodge, NJ]


FAD record control number: 33034

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Record type: Artist


Francis Augustus Lathrop (1849-1909) biography:

Birth: June 22, 1849 at sea (near the Hawaiian islands)
Death: October 18, 1909 in Woodcliffe Lodge, NJ
Sex: Male
Ethnicity: White

Known for: Mural painting ; stained glass ; portraits ;
Medium: glass ; oil ; pencil ; pen & ink ;
Technique: painting ; drawing ; stained glass ;

Areas: Dresden, Germany ; London, England ; New York, NY (1860s, 1873) ; Honolulu, Hawaii ;
Region: Europe ; North East ;
Lived: Woodcliffe, NJ ;
Father: George Alfred Lathrop (1819-1877) ;
Mother: Frances M. (Smith) Lathrop (1826-?) ;
Relatives: George Parsons Lathrop (1851-1898), brother ;

Training: Thomas Charles Farrer (1838-1891), New York, NY ;  Royal Academy of Dresden, Germany ; James Abbott McNeill Whistler (1834-1903), London, England ; Ford Madox Brown (1821-1893) & Edward Coley Burne-Jones (1833-1898), London, England (1870-1873) ;
Instructors: Thomas Charles Farrer (1838-1891) ; James Abbott McNeill Whistler (1834-1903) ; Ford Madox Brown (1821-1893) ; Edward Coley Burne-Jones (1833-1898) ; Cooper Institute (Cooper Union), New York, NY ;
Work: design and decorative work for : the chancel of Trinity Church, Boston, MA ; designed interior of Bowdoin College chapel, Brunswick, ME ; several churches in New York, NY ; Marquand memorial window, Marquand chapel, Princeton, NJ (destroyed 1920) ; Hispanic-American Society, New York, NY, decorative medallions ;

Taught: Art school of William Morris (1834-1896), London, England, stained glass ; [unknown school] drawing in New York, NY ;

Member: Society of American Artists, New York, NY, charter member ; National Academy of Design, New York, NY, associate ; New York Chamber of Commerce, New York, NY, secretary & treasurer ;
Exhibited with: Salmagundi Club, New York, NY (1879) ; Society of American Artists, New York, NY ; National Academy of Design, New York, NY ;

Milestones: father and great-grandfather was council to Honolulu, Hawaii ;



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Last updated: April 20, 2020 at 20:56 pm

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