Rudolph Bleyer (1859-1951)

 

Rudolph Bleyer (1859-1951)
American painter & photo-engraver ;
Rudolph Bleyer ; R. Bleyer ; Rudolf Bleyer ;
[Born October 9, 1859 in Brooklyn, NY – died March 6, 1951 in Brooklyn, NY]

 

FAD record control number: 38020 ;

Record level: Person ;

Record type: Artist ;

 

Rudolph Bleyer (1859-1951) biography:

Birth: October 9, 1859 in Brooklyn, NY ;
Death: March 6, 1951 in Brooklyn, NY ;
Sex: Male ;
Ethnicity: White ;
Zodiac:
Libra ;

Known for: Landscape etchings ; photo-engraving ; 3-color photo-engraving ;
Medium: Pen & ink ; oil ; pencil ;
Technique: etching ; photo-engraving ; painting ; drawing ;
Subjects: Landscapes ; marines ;

Areas: Bohemia (Czech republic / Germany) (1905-1906) ; Bridgewater, NJ (1904-1905) ; Bridgewater, NJ ; New Brunswick, NJ (1907) ; Brooklyn, NY (1911-1951) ; Long Island, NY ; New York, NY ; Saranac Lake, NY, summer home ;
Region: North East ; Europe ;
Lived: Somerset Street, Bridgewater, NJ (1904-1905) ; 251 Weirfield Street, Brooklyn, NY (1930) ; 2598 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY (1911-1951) ;
Father: Schman Bleyer (1826-?) ;
Mother: Betha (Bertha) S. F. Bleyer (1838-1907) ;
Relatives: Alfred Bleyer (1878-1950), brother ; Henrietta (Henryette) (Hattie) (Bleyer) Lazarus (1880-1946), sister ; Lauren Bleyer (?-?), sister ; Regina Bleyer (?-?), sister ; Bertha Bleyer (1870-?), sister ; Lena Bleyer (1875-?), sister ; [unknown] (?-?), brother ;
Spouse: Katherine E. Bleyer (1869-1950), wife, married 1899 ; Anna (Eckstein) Bleyer (1877-1958), wife, married 1911 ;
Children: [none] ;

Training: Cooper Union, New York, NY (1880-1881) ; National Academy of Design, New York, NY ;
Instructors:
Work: Cultivator Pub. Co., Atlanta, GA, freelance (1894) ; The Marion Department Company, Marion, OH, freelance (1900) ; Alfred Bleyer & Co., Brooklyn, NY (ca.1800s-1905) ; Sold gloves in NJ (1904) ;

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Students:

Member: Irving Square Presbyterian Church, New York, NY, trustee & treasurer ; The Century Wheelmen, New York, NY (1897) ; Bushwick Council, Bushwick/Brooklyn, NY, finance committee (1919) ;
Exhibited with: Salmagundi Club, New York, NY (1887) ;
Awards:

Milestones: Pioneered 3-color photo-engraving ; Retired ca.1905-ca.1910 ;

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Document information

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Digital-born document number:
FAD.2018.38020

Digital document provenance:
Original compiled and researched document by the Fine Art Database, 266 West 21st Street, New York, NY.

Document license:
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Image license:
The author of this artwork died more than 70 years ago. According to U.S. Copyright Law, copyright expires 70 years after the author’s death. In other countries, legislation may differ.

Record birth date:
August 15, 2018

Last updated: May 26, 2019 at 0:10 am

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