Thomas Allen Jr (1849-1924)

 

Thomas Allen Jr (1849-1924)
American Hudson River School landscape & scenic painter ;
Thos. Allen ; Thos. Allen, Jr. ; T. Allen ; Thomas Allen ; Thomas Allen, Jr. ;
[Born October 19, 1849 in St. Louis City, MO – died August 25, 1924 in Boston, MA of heart attack]

 

FAD record control number: 54386 ;

Record level: Person ;

Record type: Artist ;

 

Thomas Allen (1849-1924) biography:

Birth: October 19, 1849 in St. Louis City, MO ;
Death: August 25, 1924 in Boston, MA of heart attack ;
Sex: Male ;
Ethnicity: White ; 
Zodiac:
Libra ;

Known for: Romantic paintings of landscapes ; paintings with animals ;
Medium: Oil ; watercolor ;
Technique: Painting ;
Subjects: Animals ; children ; landscape ; Texas ;

Areas: St. Louis City, MO (1870, 1880) ; Pittsfield, Berkshire, MA (1860) ; Dusseldorf, Germany (1874-1877) ; Paris, France (1877-1879, 1882) ; Boston, MA (1910, 1920) ; Princeton, MA, summer home ; France (3 years, 1877-1879) ; San Juan, Puerto Rico (1919) ; San Antonio, TX (1878) ; Maplehurst, WI? ;
Region: Mid-west ; North East ; Europe ;
Lived: St. Louis City, MO ; Dusseldorf, Germany (?-1877) ; Paris, France (1877-1879) ; 12 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA (1910-1920) ; Princeton, MA, summer home ;
Father: Thomas C? H Allen (1813-1882), former president of the Iron Mountain Railroad, Co. ;
Mother: Anne Clemintine (Russell) Allen (1823-1897) ;
Relatives: Elizabeth Larned Donaldson (1843-1909), sister ; Frances Mary Allen (1845-1846), sister ; William Russell Allen (1847-?), brother ; George Washington Allen (1852-1917), brother ; Bradford Allen (1854-1884), brother ; Annie Lee Allen (1857-?), sister ; Grace I Allen Montgomery (1860-1864), sister ; Alice Maud Allen (1864-1940), sister ; Alice Maud Allen Lombard (?-?), half-sister ;
Spouse: Eleanor “Lena” Goddard (Whitney) Allen (1856-1882), first wife, married June 30, 1880 in Northampton, MA ; Alice (Ranney) Allen (1862-1949), second wife, married October 23, 1884 in Boston, MA ;
Children: Eleanor Whitney Allen (1882-1973), daughter ; Thomas Allen III (1887-1965), son ; Robert Fletcher Allen (1892-1903), son ; Dorothy Preston (1898-1987), daughter ; Dorothy T Allen (1899-?), daughter ;

Training: Washington University, St. Louis, MO ; Royal Academy, Dusseldorf, Dusseldorf, Germany (?-1877) under E Duiker (?-?) ; France (3 years, 1877-1879) ; Holland ; England ;
Instructors: E Duiker (?-?) ;
Work: Boston Art Commission, Boston, MA, chairman (1910-1924) ;

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Member: Salmagundi Club, New York, NY, artist member (1914-1924) ; National Academy of Design, New York, NY, Associate ; Chicago World’s Fair, Chicago, IL, member international jury (1893) ; Paint and Clay Club, Boston, MA, president ; Boston Society of Water Color Painters, president ; Copley Society, Boston, MA, vice-president ; Society of American Artists, New York, NY, member ; Boston Art Club, Boston, MA, member ; St. Botolph Club, Boston, MA, member ;
Exhibited with: Atheneum Gallery, St. Louis, MO (first official exhibition in USA, October 5, 1877), 2 pictures, The young herd at Maplehurst & Marketplace, San Antonio, TX ; National Academy of Design, New York, NY (1877) ; Paris Salons, Paris, France (1882, 1887, 1889) ; St. Louis Art Society, St. Louis, MO (Second annual exhibition of paintings and works of art [held at the Polytechnic Building, St. Louis, MO, May 22, 1879) ; Exhibition at the Museum of Fine Arts, St. Louis, MO (May 15 – June 1, 1881) ; Pan American Exposition, Buffalo, NY (1901) ; Louisiana Purchase Exposition, St. Louis, MO (1904) ; Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL ;
Awards: Boston, MA, silver medal ; Pan American Exposition, Buffalo, NY (1901), bronze medal ;

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May 23, 2019

Last updated: October 30, 2019 at 14:23 pm

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