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John La Farge was born in New York in 1835 to a wealthy and artistic family of French descent. He studied art in Paris and then wit. During his travels in Japan with Henry Adams in the latter part of the nineteenth century, the doyen of American impressionist painters, La Farge, wrote with amazing sensitivity his observations about the whole of Japanese society at the time. John La Farge was born in New York in 1835 to a wealthy and artistic family of French descent. He studied art in Paris and then with William Hunt at Newport, Rhode Island
La Farge was born in New York City to wealthy French parents and was raised bilingually; as a child, he and his brothers produced a handmade magazine in French entitled Le Chinois. 17 His interest in art began during his studies at Mount St. Mary's University in Maryland and St. John's College (now Fordham University) in New York. He initially intended to study law, but this changed after his first visit to Paris, France in 1856. Stimulated by the arts in the city, he studied with Thomas Couture and became acquainted with notable literary people
March 31, 1835 New York, United States. HIGH QUALITY FACSIMILE REPRODUCTION: La Farge, John: Considerations On Painting : Lectures Given In The Year 1893 At The Metropolitan Museum Of New York : Facsimile: Originally published by New York : Macmillan in 1901, 1895. Essential divisions of the work of ar. Personality and choice. Misapprehensions of meaning. Sincerity Book will be printed in black and white, with grayscale images. An artist's letters from Japan. This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923 )
John La Farge, Peter A. Juley & Son Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum J0001833. Also Known as. John Lewis Frederick Joseph La Farge. LaFarge was one of the first American artists to import and be influenced by Japanese color prints (1863). He made a trip to Japan with Henry Adams in 1886, later publishing An Artist's Letters from Japan (1897). In 1876 LaFarge completed a whole complex of mural decorations for Richardson's distinguished Trinity Church in Copley Square, Boston; it was his first large-scale commission. H. Richardson won the architectural competition for the New Trinity; he and LaFarge had been friends for some time.
JOHN LA FARGE (1835-1910), American artist, was born in New York, on the 31st of March 1835, of French parentage. He received instruction in drawing from his grandfather, Binsse de St Victor, a painter of miniatures; studied law and architecture; entered the atelier of Thomas Couture in Paris, where he remained a short time, giving especial attention to the study and copying of old masters at the Louvre; and began by making illustrations to the poets (1859). An intimacy with the artist William M. Hunt had a strong influence on him, the two working together at Newport, Rhode Island. He published Considerations on Painting (New York, 1895), Hokiisai: A Talk about Hoksiiai (New York, 1897), and An Artist's Letters from Japan (New York, 1897). See Cecilia Waern, John La Farge, Artist and Writer (London, 1896, No. 26 of The Portfolio). Encyclopedia Alphabetically.
John La Farge, J. . La Farge died at Butler Hospital, in Providence, Rhode Island, in 1910. The interment was at Green-Wood Cemetery, in Brooklyn, New York . Considerations on Painting (New York, 1895). An Artist's Letters from Japan (New York, 1897). The Great Masters (New York). Hokusai: a talk about Japanese painting (New York, 1897).
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