Cole, Alphaeus Philemon, 1876-1988

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Painter, portrait painter; New York, N.Y.

Born in New Jersey, Cole was the son of wood engraver Timothy Cole. After studying under Isaac Craig in Italy, he began studies at the Academie Julian in 1892, under Jean Paul Laurens and Benjamin Constant. His painting of Dante was exhibited in the Paris Salon of 1900. He moved to England and married sculptress Margaret Ward Walmsley in 1903. They moved to the United States in 1911, where Cole joined the Salmagundi Club, 1918, and served as president of the New York Water Color Club from 1931 to 1941. He taught at Cooper Union, 1924-1931, and was elected a National Academician in 1941. A widower in 1962, Cole married Anita Rio, the widow of painter Eugene Higgins.

From the description of Alphaeus P. Cole papers, 1885-1988. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122576579

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creatorOf Cole, Alphaeus Philemon, 1876-1988. Alphaeus P. Cole papers, 1885-1988. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Milch Gallery. Milch Gallery records, 1911-1980. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Cole, Alphaeus Philemon, 1876-1988. [Alphaeus P. Cole : artist file] Detroit Institute of Arts Research Library & Archives, DIA Research Library & Archives
referencedIn Kaminsky, Jack, 1949-. Photographs of Alphaeus P. Cole, 1981. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Lockman, DeWitt McClellan, 1870-1957,. Interviews of artists and architects associated with the National Academy of Design, 1926-1927. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Maynard, Richard Field, 1875-1964. Richard Field Maynard papers, 1895-1979. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Milch Gallery records, 1911-1980 Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution
referencedIn Lyme Historical Society. Lyme Historical Society records, [undated] and 1882-1986. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Davies, Monica Borglum, 1903-. Oral history interview with Monica Borglum Davies, 1990 May 8-Aug. 27. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Cole, Alphaeus Philemon, 1876-1988. Artist file. Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
referencedIn Baker, Richard Brown. Richard Brown Baker papers, 1941-1979. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Dilmaghani, Marion. Marion Dilmaghani's scrapbook on Alphaeus P. Cole, 1985. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Milch Gallery. Milch Gallery records, 1911-1980. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Lockman, DeWitt McClellan, 1870-1957. DeWitt M. Lockman interviews with artists, 1927. Churchill County Museum
referencedIn Davies, Monica Borglum, 1903-. Oral history interview with Monica Borglum Davies 1990 May 8-Aug. 27. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Cole, Alphaeus Philemon, 1876-1988 : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
referencedIn Davies, Monica Borglum, 1903-. Monica Borglum Davies interview, 1990 May 8 - August 27. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
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associatedWith Angel, John, 1881-1960. person
associatedWith Baker, Richard Brown. person
associatedWith Benjamin-Constant, 1845-1902. person
associatedWith Borglum, Solon Hannibal, 1868-1922. person
associatedWith Bransom, Paul, 1885- person
associatedWith Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917. person
associatedWith Cole, Timothy, 1852-1931. person
associatedWith Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933. person
associatedWith Crane, Bruce, 1857-1937. person
associatedWith Curran, Charles C. (Charles Courtney), 1861-1942. person
associatedWith Davies, Monica Borglum, 1903- person
associatedWith Detroit Institute of Arts Research Library & Archives. corporateBody
associatedWith Dilmaghani, Marion. person
associatedWith Drake, Alexander, 1843-1916. person
associatedWith Ertz, Edward Frederick, 1862-1954. person
associatedWith Higgins, Eugene, 1874-1958. person
associatedWith Kaminsky, Jack, 1949- person
associatedWith Laurens, Jean-Paul, 1838-1921. person
associatedWith Lockman, DeWitt McClellan, 1870-1957, person
associatedWith Low, Will Hicok, 1853-1932. person
associatedWith Lyme Historical Society. corporateBody
associatedWith Maynard, Richard Field, 1875-1964. person
associatedWith Milch Gallery. corporateBody
associatedWith Murphy, Hermann Dudley, 1867-1945. person
associatedWith National Academy of Design (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Pennell, Joseph, 1857-1926. person
associatedWith Rio, Anita, 1873?-1971. person
associatedWith Ryder, Chauncey F., 1868-1949. person
associatedWith Steichen, Edward, 1879-1973. person
associatedWith Strode, Hudson, 1892-1976. person
associatedWith Tolman, Ruel P. (Ruel Pardee), b. 1878. person
associatedWith Young, Mahonri Sharp, 1911- person
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New York (State)--New York
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Birth 1876-07-12

Death 1988-11-25

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