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ROBERT WILLIAM VONNOH (1858-- )

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Originally appearing in Volume V28, Page 211 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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ROBERT WILLIAM VONNOH (1858-- ), American portrait and landscape painter, was born in Hartford, Connecticut, on the 17th of September 1858. He was a pupil of Boulanger and Lefebvre in Paris; became an instructor at the Cowles Art School, Boston (1884—85), at the Boston Museum of Fine Art Schools (1885-87), and in the schools. of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia (1891-96), and a member of the National Academy of Design, New York (1906), and of the Secessionists, Munich. His wife, Bessie Potter Vonnoh (b. 1872), a sculptor, was a pupil of the Art Institute, Chicago, and became a member of the National Sculpture Society.
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