Rhead, Louis, 1857-1926

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1857-11-06
Death 1926-07-29
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

Rhead was born in England and emigrated to New York where he spent most of his career.

From the description of Drawings for book illustrations, ca. 1890-1926. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 83570958

From the guide to the Drawings for book illustrations, ca. 1890-ca. 1926., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

English artist in America.

From the description of Autograph letters signed (3) and telegram : Flatbush, to members of the art department of Harper & Bros., 1891 Nov. 6-1892 Mar. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270617339

Louis Rhead was an American artist born in England who made his home in Brooklyn, New York. A painter in oils and watercolors, he is best known for his illustrations of juvenile classics (such as Grimm's Fairy tales) and of books on fishing. Rhead was also an enthusiastic angler.

From the description of Louis Rhead illustrations and letters, 1896-1913. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 41618664

Painter, illustrator, writer; Amityville, N.Y.

From the description of Louis Rhead letter, [ca. 1915-1920]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122571029

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Subjects:

  • Fairy tales--Illustrations
  • Illustrators
  • Illustration of books
  • Fishing
  • Painters
  • Young adult literature

Occupations:

  • Illustrator
  • Artists

Places:

  • New York (State) (as recorded)