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Paul E. Harney (1850 - 1915)

Lot 821: Paul E Harney, Jr

Charlton Hall

November 19, 2006
Columbia, SC, US

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Paul E Harney, Jr Illinois/Missouri (1850-1915) BARNYARD SCENE oil on canvas laid to panel, framed signed & dated: lower left, Paul Harney, 1901 H20 1/2" W57" *Artist biography: Born in New Orleans, Paul Harney was a landscape, portrait and still-life painter. He studied at the National Academy of Design in New York City, and the Royal Academy in Munich. Among his teachers were Albon Jasper Conant, a portraitist of Abraham Lincoln. Harney settled in Alton, Illinois, across the river from Saint Louis. He taught art classes and served as a professor at Shurtleff College. He was very active in the Saint Louis artist community, occupying a chair in the Saint Louis School of Fine Art and being a member of the Saint Louis Artist Guild and the Society of Western Artists. Paul E. Harney died of tuberculosis on November 27, 1915 at age 65.

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Charlton Hall
November 19, 2006, 10:00 AM EST

Columbia, SC, US