Richard Francis Lahey (1893-1978)

 

Richard Francis Lahey (1893-1978)
American painter & teacher ;
Richard Lahey ; R. Francis Lahey ; Richard F. Lahey ; Rich Lahey ;
[Born June 23, 1893 in Jersey City, NJ – died August 1, 1878 Vienna, Fairfax, VA of a stroke]

 

FAD record control number: 54481 ;

Record level: Person ;

Record type: Artist ;

 

Richard Francis Lahey (1893-1978) biography:

Birth: June 23, 1893 in Jersey City, NJ ;
Death: August 1, 1878 Vienna, Fairfax, VA of a stroke ;
Sex: Male ;
Ethnicity: White ; 
Zodiac:
Cancer ;

Known for: Landscape paintings of small industrial towns ; still-life compositions ; portraits ; character cartoons of famous people ;
Medium: Oil ; watercolor ;
Technique: Painting ;
Subjects: Urban cityscapes ; still-life ; people ; celebrities ;

Areas: Jersey City, NJ (1893-1920) ; New York, NY (1915-1917, 1923) ; Minneapolis, MN (1921-1923) ; Oalesider, Rockland, NY (1935) ; Philadelphia, PA ; France (summer) ; Germany (summer) ; Italy (summer) ; Spain (summer) ; Towson, MD (1937-1960) ; Alexandria, VA (1938) ; Washington, DC (1940) ; Vienna, Fairfax, VA (1978) ;
Region: North East ; Mid Atlantic ; Europe ;
Lived: 520 Summit Avenue, Jersey City, NJ (1893-1920) ; Oalesider, Rockland, NY (1935) ; Philadelphia, PA ; Alexandria, VA (1938) ; Washington, DC (1940) ; Vienna, Fairfax, VA (1978) ;
Father: Richard L. Lahey (1851-1918) ;
Mother: Elizabeth “Lizzie” (Adams) Lahey (1860-1924) ;
Relatives: William Stewart Lahey (1890-1918), brother ; Martha Letitia Lahey (1893-1981), sister ; Walter Tabor Lahey (1895-1977), brother ; Elizabeth A “Bessie” Lahey (1899-1985), sister ;
Spouse: Carlotta (Gonzalez) Lahey (1910-1999), wife, married December 19, 1931, also an artist, sculptor ;
Children: 

Training: Art Students’ League of New York, New York, NY (1915-1917) under Robert (Henry Cozad) Henri (1865-1929), Kenneth Hayes Miller (1876-1952) and George Brandt Bridgman (1865-1943) ;
Instructors: Robert (Henry Cozad) Henri (1865-1929) ; Kenneth Hayes Miller (1876-1952) ; George Brandt Bridgman (1865-1943) ;
Work: Military service (1917-1918), Camouflage Corps of the Navy during World War I ; Worked as an illustrator for the New York World Sunday Magazine, New York, NY, New York Times, New York, NY, The Bookman, New York, NY  and The Theatre Magazine ; Character sketches of John Barrymore, Elsie Janis, Eddie Cantor, Eugene O’Neill, Robert Benchley and Heywood Broun ; American Battle Monuments Commission, Honolulu, HW, mural commission (1960) ;

Taught: Minneapolis School of Art, Minneapolis, MN (1921-1923) ; Art Students’ League of New York, NY (1923) ; Corcoran School of Art, Washington, DC (1935) ; Goucher College, Towson, MD (1937-1960) ;
Students:

Member: Virginia State Art Commission, VA ; American Society of Painters, Sculptors and Engravers, New York, NY ; Washington Society of Artists, Washington, DC ;
Exhibited with: Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL (1925) ; Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA ; Corcoran Gallery, Washington, DC (biennels, solo retrospective 1963) ;
Awards: Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, Tuthill Prize (1925) ;

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Digital-born document number:
FAD.2019.54481

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Record birth date:
November 10, 2019

Last updated: November 17, 2019 at 17:07 pm

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