Lyell Edwin Carr (1854-1912)

 

Lyell Edwin Carr (1854-1912)
American Historic Realist / Barbizon rural genre landscape painter & decorator ;
Lyell Carr ; Lyell E. Carr ; L.E. Carr ; L. E. Carr ; L. Edwin Carr ;
[Born November 8, 1854 (also incorrectly listed as 1855 & 1857 by most art books) in Chicago, IL – died February 17, 1912 in Manhattan, New York, NY of pneumonia]

 

FAD record control number: 54936 ;

Record level: Person ;

Record type: Artist ;

 

Lyell Edwin Carr (1854-1912) biography:

Birth: November 8, 1854 (also listed as 1855 & 1857) in Chicago, IL ;
Death: February 17, 1912 in Manhattan, New York, NY of pneumonia (which he suffered from for 3 years on and off) ;
Sex: Male ;
Ethnicity: White ; 
Zodiac:
Scorpio ;

Known for: Rural landscapes ; rural genre landscapes ; Southern rural life ;
Medium: Oil ;
Technique: Painting ;
Subjects: rural landscapes ; farms ; genre ; everyday life ; working ; Southern rural life ; narrative painting ; plantations ;

Areas: Chicago, IL (1854-1880) ; Paris, France (1884) ; New York, NY (1880-1884, 1885-1912) ; Haralson County, GA (1880s) ; Tallapoosa, GA (1892) ;
Region: Midwest ; Europe ; North East ;
Lived: 101 East Washington Street, Chicago, IL ; 1267 Broadway, New York, NY (1881) ; Paris, France (1884-1885) ;  Haralson County, GA (1880s) ; 238 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY (1892) ; Tallapoosa, GA (1892) ; 21 University Place, New York, NY (1894) ; New Rochelle, New York, NY (1900) ; 146 West 55th Street, New York, NY (1905) ; New York, NY ;
Father: Captain Linsley Herbert Carr (1822-1862) ;
Mother: Caroline (Aldrich) Carr (1820-1880) ;
Relatives: Polly Carr (1792-1865), sister? ; Oscar Nathan Carr (1849-?), brother ; Ernest Fremyre Carr (1858-?), brother ; Mary Delia Carr (1861-?), sister ;
Spouse: [unknown] (?-?), married but was widowed by age 25, likely in Chicago, IL ;
Children: [none] ;

Training: Académie Suisse, Paris, France (1884-1885) ; Academy Julian, Paris, France (1884-1885) under Jules Joseph Lefebvre (1836-1911) and Gustave Clarence Rodolphe Boulanger (1824-1888) ; Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Paris, France (1884-1885) ;
Instructors: Jules Joseph Lefebvre (1836-1911) ; Gustave Clarence Rodolphe Boulanger (1824-1888) ;
Work: Listed as a portrait painter by age 25 in Chicago, IL (1880) ; Listed as a artist in New York, NY (1891) ; Decorations for the courthouse in Newark, NJ ; Interior design and decoration of town house of Thomas Fortune Ryan (1851-1928), American tobacco, insurance and transportation magnate ;

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Member: National Academy of Design, New York, NY ; Society of American Artists, New York, NY (1881-1905) ;
Exhibited with: Salmagundi Club, New York, NY, as non-member (1881, 1882) ; National Academy of Design, New York, NY (1890-) ; Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL ; Society of American Artists, New York, NY ; Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA ; Southern Exposition in Louisville, KY (1883) ; Royal Academy, London, England (1890) ; Carnegie International Exhibition, Pittsburgh, PA (1896) ; Pan-American Exposition, Buffalo, NY (1901) ; Louisiana Purchase Exposition, St. Louis, MO (1904) ; Society of American Artists, New York, NY (1881, 1892, 1894, 1905) ;
Awards:

Milestones: Descendant of John Hancock ;

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Digital-born document number:
FAD.2020.54936

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Record birth date:
February 22, 2020

Last updated: March 17, 2020 at 20:51 pm

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