William Verplank Birney (1858-1909)

 

William Verplank Birney (1858-1909)
American artist ;
Wm. Birney ; W.V. Birney ; W. V. Birney ; William V. Birney ; William Birney ; W. Verplank Birney ;
[Born 1858 in Cincinnati, OH – died 1909 in ?]

 

FAD record control number: 36973 ;

Record level: Person ;

Record type: Artist ;

 

William Verplank Birney (1858-1909) biography:

Birth: 1858 in Cincinnati, OH ;
Death: 1909 in ? ;
Sex: Male ;
Ethnicity: White ;
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Known for: women in interior paintings ; portrait painting ; genre painting ;
Medium: oil ;
Technique: painting ;
Subjects: women ; genre ; interiors ; people ;

Areas: Cincinnati, OH ; Philadelphia, PA ; Munich, Germany ; Italy ; France ; England ; New York, NY (1884-1892) ;
Region: Mid-west ; Europe ; North East ;
Lived: Cincinnati, OH ; 121 North 13th Street, Philadelphia, PA (1880) ; The Benedick, 80 East Washington Square, New York, NY (1884-1892) ; 58 West 57th Street, New York, NY (1893-1903) ; Munich, Germany ;
Father: General William B. Birney ;
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Relatives: Captain James Gillespie Birney, IV (1844-1870), abolitionist ;
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Training: Massachusetts Normal Art School, Boston, MA under Walter Smith (19th-century)  ; Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA under Thomas Eakins (1844-1916) ; Royal Academy of Munich, Munich, Germany under Julius Benczur (1844-1916) and Wilhelm J Lindenschmit (1829-1895) ;
Instructors: Walter Smith (19th-century) ; Thomas Eakins (1844-1916) ; Julius Benczur (1844-1916) ; Wilhelm J Lindenschmit (1829-1895) ;
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Taught: Cooper Union (Cooper Institute), New York, NY, 3 years ;
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Member: Art Club of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA ; Fine Arts Federation, New York, NY ; Lotos Club, New York, NY ; National Academy of Design, New York, NY, associate, 1900 ; New York Watercolor Club, New York, NY ; Salmagundi Club, New York, NY, artist member, 1888-1909 ; Artists’ Fund, New York, NY ;
Exhibited with: Art Club of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA ; Fine Arts Federation, New York, NY ; Lotos Club, New York, NY ; National Academy of Design, New York, NY ; New York Watercolor Club, New York, NY ; Salmagundi Club, New York, NY ; Paris Salons, Paris, France, 1889 ; World Columbian Exposition, Chicago, IL, 1893 ; Louisiana Purchase Exposition, St. Louis, MO, 1904 ; Buffalo Exposition, Buffalo, NY, 1901 ;
Awards: Buffalo Exposition, Buffalo, NY, 1901, bronze medal ; Louisiana Purchase Exposition, St. Louis, MO, 1904, bronze medal ;

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Digital-born document number:
FAD.2018.36973

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

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Record birth date:
July 31, 2018

Last updated: May 26, 2019 at 0:31 am

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