Robert Eben Tolman (1875-1953)

 

Robert Eben Tolman (1875-1953)
American Beaux-art portrait painter ;
Robert Tolman ; Robert E. Tolman ; R.E. Tolman ; R. E. Tolman ; R. Eben Tolman ;
[Born April 6, 1875 in Nelson?, NH – died September 15, 1953 in Nashua, NH]

 

FAD record control number: 39489

Record level: Person

Record type: Artist

 

Robert Eben Tolman (1875-1953) biography:

Birth: April 6, 1875 in Nelson?, NH ;
Death: September 15, 1953 in Nashua, NH ;
Sex: Male ;
Ethnicity: White ;
Zodiac:
 Aries ;

Known for: Painting portraits of New York aristocracy ;
Medium: Oil ; pencil on paper ;
Technique: Painting ; drawing ;
Subjects: African slave girls ; gypsies ; gypsy girls ; people ; women ; men ; wealthy New Yorkers ; wealthy Texans (Houston and Dallas) ;

Areas: Nelson?, NH ; Old Lyme, CT ; New York, NY ; Hampton, NY (summers) ; France ; Spain ; Holland ; Belgium ; England ; Chichicastenango, Guatemala ; Morocco, North Africa (1928-1929) ; Hartford, CT ; Houston, TX ; Victoria, TX (1946) ; Nashua, NH ;
Region: North East ; Europe ; Africa ;
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Spouse: Cora Alma (Bemis) Tolman (1881-1977), wife from VT, married 1900 ;
Children: Neil Tolman (1906-1964), son, was a lawyer in private practice ;

Training: Art Students’ League of New York, New York, NY ; France ;
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Member: Lotos Club, New York, NY ; New Hampshire Women’s Christian Temperance Union, NH ;
Exhibited with: Lotos Club, New York, NY ;
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Milestones: Studied with James Montgomery Flagg (1877-1960) and McClelland Barclay (1891-1943) ; Compared to Sargent ; Was mild-mannered ; A “dreamer turned realist” ; Gave lectures at the Bronte Club, Victoria, TX ;

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Digital-born document number:
FAD.2018.39489

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Record birth date:
September 15, 2018

Last updated: April 16, 2020 at 0:14 am

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