The son of Rev. Nathaniel Henchman, Daniel was born in Lynn, Massachusetts, in 1730, and was apprenticed to Jacob Hurd. Henchman married Jacob Hurd's daughter, Elizabeth, in 1753. There is little information available on their children except that a daughter, Lydia, was married to a Boston merchant named Thomas Hancock. A good example of t he competition existing at the time between the Colonial silversmiths and their English counterparts is revealed in an advertisement which Henchman inserted in the Boston Evening Post of ...
In the early 20^th century, Modernist artists found a new sponsor and subject when socialite and art collector Mabel Dodge Luhon helped sponsor an art colony in Taos, New Mexico. The new colony, which focused on Southwestern subjects, including the Native American population and surrounding desert and mountain scenery, and depicted them without the narrative structure or sentimental nostalgia of earlier artists, attracted painters like Joseph Henry Sharp, Nikolai Fechin, Georgia O'Keeffe, and E.M. Hennings. Ernest Martin Hennings began his career as a...
Born in Lafayette, Louisiana, Will Hinds has dedicated his life to preserving in art an awareness and appreciation for the southern Gulf coast. After a successful career in the oil industry, he decided to devote himself to fine art full-time in the late 1960s, creating realistically detailed paintings of the landscapes and rural lifestyles to be found along the southern coasts of Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Texas, and the coast and bayou country of southern Louisiana. As he told journalist Frances Love for the...
In the employ of Royal Doulton China from 1895-1922. Specialist in Landscapes - particularly pastoral and mountain scenes.