James J Calahan (1841-1910)

 

James J Calahan (1841-1910)
Irish-American etcher & artist ;
James Calahan ; J. J. Calahan ; James J. Callahan ; James J Callaghan ; J. J. Calohan ;
[Born June 26, 1841 (baptized) in Cork, Ireland – died April? 25?, 1910 in Savanna?, GA?]

 

FAD record control number: 54807 ;

Record level: Person ;

Record type: Artist ;

 

James J Calahan (1841-1910) biography:

Birth: June 26, 1841 (baptized) in Cork, Ireland ;
Death: April? 25?, 1910 in Savanna?, GA? ;
Sex: Male ;
Ethnicity: White ; 
Zodiac:
Canver ;

Known for: Etchings ;
Medium: Ink ; oil ; watercolor ;
Technique: Painting ; etching ;
Subjects: Etching ; after classical ; illustrations ;

Areas: Cork, Ireland (1841-1850) ; New York, NY (1850s) ; North Attleboro, Bristol, MA (1855) ; Boston, MA ; Holland (ca.1880) ; Newport, RI ;
Region: Europe ; North East ;
Lived: Cork, Ireland (1841-1850) ; New York, NY (1850s) ; North Attleboro, Bristol, MA (1855) ; Boston, MA ; Holland (ca.1880) ; Newport, RI ;
Father: Timothy Callahan (1814-?) ;
Mother: Elizabeth (Buckley) Callahan (1815-1891) ;
Relatives: Bridget Marie Callaghan (Callahan) (1840-1911), sister ; John Callahan (1841-1921), brother ; Mary Callahan (1843-1918), sister ; Margaret Calahan (1845-?), sister ;
Spouse: [unknown] ;
Children: [unknown] ;

Training: Apprentice as a jeweler? ; Holland? ;
Instructors: [unknown] ;
Work: May have been apprenticed as a jeweler initially then picked up etching ; Created illustrations for American Art Review (ca.1880s) ; Worked for publishers White, Stokes, & Allen, New York , NY ; Etching names: The mandolin player ; The zither player ; Evening on the river ; Ca pince!, ca.1886 ; Newport harbor, 1884 ; After Belcourt, 1887 ;

Taught: Private studio for etching, Newport, RI ;
Students: Charles Frederick William Mielatz (1864-1919) ;

Member:
Exhibited with: Boston Art Club, Boston, MA ; Salmagundi Club, New York, NY, “Black and white exhibitions”, non-member (1883, 1886) ; Art Association, New York, NY “Watercolor exhibition” (1883) ; Brooklyn Art Association, Brooklyn, NY (1883) ;
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Notes: May have changed his name spelling or his family may have altered when he came to America ; Arrived in America in New York, NY ca.1850 then moved to Boston, MA ca.1855 ;  Is hard to finalize death as his name may have changed slightly ; location and date of death extremely unclear ;

 

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Digital-born document number:
FAD.2019.54807

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Record birth date:
May 23, 2019

Last updated: February 16, 2020 at 22:36 pm

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