Granville Perkins (1830-1895)

 

Granville Perkins (1830-1895)
American Hudson River School marine, landscape & scenic painter ;
G. Perkins ; Grandville Perkins ;
[Born October 16, 1830 in Baltimore, MD [also listed as being born in Philadelphia, PA] – died April 18 or 19, 1895 in Huntington, IN [also listed as dying in New York, NY] of brain hemorrhage]

 

FAD record control number: 30080

Record level: Person

Record type: Artist

 

Granville Perkins (1830-1895) biography:

Birth: October 16, 1830 in Baltimore, MD [also listed as being born in Philadelphia, PA] ;
Death:April 19, 1895 in Huntington, IN [also listed as dying in New York, NY] of brain hemorrhage ;
Sex: Male ;
Ethnicity: White ;
Zodiac: Libra ;

Known for: Hudson River school Maine painting ; landscape painting ; book illustration ; magazine illustration ;
Medium: Oil ; watercolor ; pen & ink ;
Technique: Painting ; drawing ; illustration ;
Subjects: Ships ; water ; ocean ; marine ;

Areas: Baltimore, MD (1830-?) ; Cuba (ca.1851-1856) ; Jamaica (ca.1851-1856) ;  Yucatán (ca.1851-1856) ; Central America (ca.1851-1856) ; Philadelphia, PA (1856-1860) ; New York, NY (1860-) ; Richmond, VA ; Jersey City, NJ (1866-1879) ; CA (ca.1870) ; Cape Horn (ca.1870) ; Huntington, IN (1895) ;
Region: Mid-Atlantic ; North East ; West Coast ; South America ; Cuba ;
Lived: Baltimore, MD (1830-?) ; Cuba (ca.1851-1856) ; Jamaica (ca.1851-1856) ;  Yucatán (ca.1851-1856) ; Central America (ca.1851-1856) ; 231 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA (1856-1860) ; New York, NY (1860-) ; Richmond, VA ; Jersey City, NJ (1866-1879) ; CA (ca.1870) ; Cape Horn (ca.1870) ; Huntington, IN (1895) ;
Father: possibly Granville Perkins (1815-1865), a mariner ;
Mother: possibly Olive Bourne Perkins (1818-1885) ;
Relatives: [unknown] ;
Spouse: Catherine “Kate” (Day) Perkins (1835-1910), wife ;
Children: Florence E (Perkins) Schiller (1865-1928), daughter ; Annette Perkins (1867-?), daughter ; Granville Perkins Jr (1869-?), son ;

Training: Pennsylvania Academy of the Arts, Philadelphia under James Hamilton (1819-1878) ;
Instructors: James Hamilton (1819-1878) ;
Work: Scenic painting for theatrical performances with the Ravel family : including Mazulua, The Green MonsterJacko or the Brazilian Ape (1845-1856) ; Illustrated for magazines including : Frank Leslie’s Weekly & Harper Brothers (1855-1860s) ; illustrated for many books including : Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s The Courtship of Miles Standish, Evangeline: A Tale of Acadie, Picturesque America, edited by William Cullen Bryant, Drake and Gibson’s book The Heart of the White Mountains ;

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Member: New York Water Color Society, New York, NY ;
Exhibited with: National Academy of Design, New York, NY (1862-1883) ; Watercolor Society, New York, NY ; Salmagundi Club, New York, NY, as a non-member ; Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA, travel paintings from Cape Croix & Cuba (1856) ; Brooklyn Arts Association, Brooklyn, NY ;
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Digital-born document number:
FAD.2018.30080

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Record birth date:
May 28, 2018

Last updated: May 8, 2020 at 0:50 am

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