(Henry) Nairne Rawson (1848-1923)

 

(Henry) Nairne Rawson (1848-1923)
American Golden Age Illustration genre, figures in interiors, portrait and watercolor painter & printer ;
Nairne Rawson ; N. Rawson ; H.N. Rawson ; H. N. Rawson ; H. Nairne Rawson ;
[Born October 20, 1848 in Albany, NY – died May 29, 1923 in Albany [possibly], NY [possibly]]

 

FAD record control number: 58401 ;

Record level: Person ;

Record type: Artist ;

 

(Henry) Nairne Rawson (1848-1923) biography:

Birth: October 20, 1848 in Albany, NY ;
Death: May 29, 1923 in Albany [possibly], NY [possibly] ;
Sex: Male ;
Ethnicity: White ; 
Zodiac:
Libra ;

Known for: Figures in interiors painting ; genre painting ; printer ; portrait paintings ;
Medium: Oil ; watercolor ;
Technique: Painting ;
Subjects: Figures ; female ; women ; pioneer ;

Areas: Albany, NY (1848-ca.1883) ; New York, NY (ca.1883-1897) ;
Region: North East ;
Lived: Albany, NY (1848-ca.1883) ; 263 West 21st Street, New York, NY (1883) ; 152 West 55th Street, New York, NY (1897) ;
Father: Thomas Reed Rawson (1803-1877), father was a reverend ;
Mother: Louisa Warner (Dawes) Rawson (1810-1849), mother ; Sarah Ann Rawson (1808-1896), step-mother ;
Relatives: Thomas Hazelton Rawson (1835-1902), brother ; Isabella Graham Rawson (1837-?), sister ; Frances Burchard Rawson (1840-1845), brother ; Helen Dawes Rawson (1843-1929), sister ; Edward Kirk Rawson (1846-1934), brother ;
Spouse: [none known] ;
Children: [none known] ;

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Work: Listed as a printer in Albany, NY (1870) ; Listed as an artist in Albany, NY (1880) ; Listed as a portrait painter in Albany, NY (1920) ;

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Exhibited with: American Art Association, New York, NY (1906) ; American Water Color Society, New York, NY (1883, 1890, 1892) ; Salmagundi Club, New York, NY, as a non-member (1887) ; National Academy of Design, New York, NY (1892) ; Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL (1892) ;
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Notes: Remained single his whole life, perhaps gay? ;  Not buried in the cemetery with the rest of his family ;

 

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Digital-born document number:
FAD.2020.58401

Digital document provenance:
Original compiled and researched document by the Fine Art Database, 266 West 21st Street, New York, NY.

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Record birth date:
April 15, 2020

Last updated: May 14, 2020 at 14:59 pm

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