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La Farge, John

Born: 1835 AD
Died: 1910 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Painters

1835 – Born in New York City, New York on the 31st of March.

1861 – His marriage to Margaret Mason Perry, sister-in-law of Lilla Cabot Perry, show marked originality, especially in the handling of color values, and also the influence of Japanese art, in the study of which he was a pioneer.

1859-1870  – He illustrated Tennyson’s Enoch Arden and Robert Browning’s Men and Women.

1873 – His first work in mural painting was done in Trinity Church, Boston.

1904 – He was one of the first seven chosen for membership in the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

1910 – John LaFarge was interred in the Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn, New York died on the 14th of November .