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Loring, Joseph (1743-1815)
Born in Hull, Massachusetts, Joseph Loring moved to Boston, where he served his apprenticeship and later opened his own shop on Union Street. Loring married Mary Atkins in 1766, and later served as a first lieutenant during the Revolution. He was taken prisoner and spent nine months on Long Island before returning to Boston in 1777. He continued his business on Union Street and, in 1791, was listed as a second sergeant of the Artillery Company at Boston. Sometime between 1798 and 1812,...
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McCarthy, D. Michael (1951) View 3 Items
D. Michael McCarthy was born in Los Angeles in 1951 to a family that fostered his early love of art by frequent visits to the many museums that city has to offer. Because his father was the vice president of a real estate company, McCarthy's first choice of a college major was finance, but he soon abandoned it in favor of his love of art, transferring to Fontbonne College in St. Louis after his family moved there. He received his B.F.A. in 1973 and spent...
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McClusky, John D. (1914-1994) View 1 Item
Like many would-be artists, the young John McClusky found his working class family less than fully supportive of his ambitions. Born in East Haven, Connecticut in 1914, McCluskey executed his first artistic foray on the family's window blinds when he was seven and, as he said years later, "My dad raised hell with me . . ." Nonetheless, after his graduation from high school, he was able to convince them to allow him to attend the Ohlm's School of Fine Arts in New Haven. The...
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Moran, Thomas (1837-1926) View 1 Item
Thomas Moran was one of a group of nineteenth century landscape artists who belonged to the second phase of the Hudson River School. Born in Bolton, England in 1837, he came to the United States as a child in 1844 when he, his mother, and his six siblings joined his father in Philadelphia. The artistic movement in which he eventually became a significant figure had evolved in response to the beauty of the American wilderness as the artists sought to depict God's presence within an ...
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