Roswell Morse Shurtleff (1838-1915)

Roswell Morse Shurtleff (1838-1915)
American Historic Realist / Romantic forest, animal painter & Golden Age illustrator ;
Roswell M. Shurtleff ; R.M. Shurtleff ; R. M. Shurtleff ; Roswell Shurtleff ; 
[Born June 14, 1838 in Rindge, NH – died January 6, 1915 in New York, NY]

 

FAD record control number: 53914 ;

Record level: Person ;

Record type: Artist ;

 

Roswell Morse Shurtleff (1838-1915) biography:

Birth: June 14, 1838 in Rindge, NH ;
Death: January 6, 1915 in New York, NY ;
Sex: Male ;
Ethnicity: White ; 
Zodiac:
Gemini ;

Known for: Forest interior paintings ; animal paintings ;
Medium: Oil ;
Technique: Painting ;
Subjects: Trees ; animals ;

Areas: Rindge, NH ; Hartford, CT ; New York, NY ; Keene Valley, NY (1867-1915) ;
Region: North East ;
Lived: Rindge, NH ; Hartford, CT ; New York, NY ; Keene Valley, NY (1867-1915) ;
Father: Ashael Dewey Shurtleff, M.D. (1789-1843) ;
Mother: Eliza (Morse) Shurtleff (1802-1873) ;
Relatives: Charles Adams Shurtleff (1825-1893), brother ; Anna Eliza Shurtleff (1827-1857), sister ; Asahel Milton Shurtleff (1832-1915), brother ;
Spouse: Clara Eugenia (Halladay) Shurtleff (1846-1927), wife, married June 14, 1866 in Auburn, NY ;
Children: [none] ;

Training: Lowell Institute, Boston, MA ; Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH ; National Academy of Design, New York, NY ;
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Work: Architect’s assistant, Manchester, NH (1857) ; Lithographer, Buffalo, NY (1858-1859) ; Engraver, Boston, MA (1859) ; Magazine illustrator, New York, NY (1860-1861) ; Civil War soldier (1861) ; Worked as an illustrator in New York & Hartford, after ca.1862 ;

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Member: National Academy of Design, New York, NY, academician (1915) ; American Water Color Society, New York, NY ; Salmagundi Club, New York, NY, artist member (1888-1915) ; American Art’s Fund Society, New York?, NY? ;
Exhibited with: Pan-American Exposition, Buffalo, NY (1901) ; St. Louis Exposition, St. Louis, MO (1904) ;
Awards: Pan-American Exposition, Buffalo, NY, bronze medal (1901) ; St. Louis Exposition, St. Louis, MO, bronze medal (1904) ;

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Digital-born document number:
FAD.2019.53914

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Record birth date:
June 22, 2019

Last updated: May 23, 2020 at 19:42 pm

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