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John La Farge  American  1835 -1910
Born: New York New York  
Died: Providence Rhode Island  
Active: New York City   
Newport Rhode Island  1859
Boston Massachusetts  
Addresses:  New York New York   
Studied: Mount St. Mary's College, MD 
Holland 1856
Belgium 1856
England 1856
The Louvre 1856
Newport, RI c.1858
Instructors: Thomas Couture 1856
William Morris Hunt c.1858
Exhibited: Brooklyn Art Association 1864, 1868-69, 1876, 1879
Paris Salon 1874
Boston Art Club 1873-74, 1882-1909
Centennial Exhibition 1876 Philadelphia 
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts 1888, 1893, 1898-1907
French Exposition 1889 (Legion of Honor)
Art Institute of Chicago 
Salons of the Societe Nationale des Beaux Arts, Pa 1895
Pan American Exposition 1901
St. Louis 1904
National Academy of Design 1862-1908
St. Louis 
Examples of Work: Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts 
Corcoran Gallery, Washington, DC 
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 
Specialty: Painter
Style/School: Tonalist
Subjects Known For: Still Life
Memberships: National Academy of Design ANA 1863; NA 1869
National Institute of Arts and Letters 
Society of American Artists 
National Society of Mural Painters 
American Institute of Architects 
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One of the most creative artists of his day, John La Farge enjoyed a rich and varied career, active as a painter, stained-glass designer, muralist, and illustrator.

Born to affluent parents in New York City, he atte... (More)

John La Farge was a leading artist of the Aesthetic Movement as well as a pioneer of the mural revival. La Farge was also a very important art critic. He attended Mt. Saint Mary's College and briefly studied law. In 1856 he we... (More)

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