John Francis Murphy Landscape

John Francis Murphy

American (1853-1921)

Oil on Canvas

Known for his Tonalist-Style landscape paintings, Murphy was referred to as the "American Corot" because of his similarity to the painting style of Camille Corot.  Murphy was born in 1853 in Oswego, NY.  Completely self-taught, his studio was in New York City where he died in 1921.

Exhibited:  National Academy of Design, Brooklyn Art Association, Society of American Artists, Art Club of Philadelphia, Paris Exposition, Pan-American Exposition, Charleston Exposition, St. Louis Exposition, the Salmagundi Club etc. His works are represented at over 50 Museums including the Smithsonian American Art Museum, National Gallery of Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Art Institute of Chicago, the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. He earned several prizes for his paintings.

 

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Condition: Excellent
Dimensions: Site size 11 1/8" x 6", Framed 19" x 10 3/4"
Circa: 1886-1900
Part Number: 7712TWHH

Price: $3500