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DAC Collection Artist Information

Louis John Rhead

American painter and illustrator, born England

Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
Born in England, Rhead visited New York in 1883 and stayed in the United States for the rest of his life, dying in Amityville, New York. He designed bookbindings and posters for magazines, including Harper’s Magazine and Century Magazine. [not from ULAN]

Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®: ULAN 500008825.
The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.

Objects related to Louis John Rhead:

Louis John Rhead Prang’s Easter Publications, 1896 Color lithograph
Louis John Rhead Jane, 1897 Color lithograph on wove paper
Louis John Rhead Woman with Peacocks (La Femme au Paon), ca. 1897 Lithograph printed in six colors on wove paper
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