Mowbray, H. Siddons (Harry Siddons), 1858-1928

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Figure and mural painter; New York, N.Y. and Washington, Conn.

Born Harry Siddons, Alexandria, Egypt. Adopted by his uncle George M. Mowbray. Graduated from West Point in 1875. Three years later, he studied painting under Bonnat in Paris. He has mural decorations in the residences of J.P. Morgan and F.W. Vanderbilt, the Apellate Courthouse of New York, and St. John's Church in Washington, Connecticut. Mowbray was awarded the Clark Prize, National Academy of Design, in 1833 and was made director of the American Academy in Rome in 1903. He was a member of the National Committee of Fine Arts, the Century Club, and the A.I.A. Club.

From the description of Harry Siddons Mowbray and Mowbray family papers, 1872-1976. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83458610

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referencedIn Stevens, George Washington, 1866-1929. George Washington Stevens papers, 1910-1911. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Thomas Prichard Rossiter and Rossiter Family papers, 1840-1961 Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution
referencedIn Cox, Kenyon, 1856-1919. Kenyon Cox papers, circa 1860-1922. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Lockman, DeWitt McClellan, 1870-1957. DeWitt M. Lockman interviews with artists, 1927. Churchill County Museum
creatorOf Jones, Margaret Mowbray,. H. Siddons Mowbray's winter military coatee [realia]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
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 Weir, John Ferguson, 1841-1926. John Ferguson Weir papers, 1838-1957 (inclusive), 1861-1928 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn American Academy in Rome records, 1855-circa 1981 (bulk 1894-1946) Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution
referencedIn Charles Follen McKim Papers, 1838-1929, (bulk 1890-1910) Manuscript Division, Library of Congress
creatorOf Mowbray, H. Siddons (Harry Siddons), 1858-1928. The National Commission of Fine Arts and the plan of L'Enfant / by H. Siddons Mowbray. Bibliomation, Inc
referencedIn McKim, Charles Follen, 1847-1909. Charles Follen McKim papers, 1838-1929 (bulk 1890-1910). Library of Congress
creatorOf American Academy in Rome. American Academy in Rome records, 1855-[ca. 1981] (bulk dates 1894-1946). Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn [Artists at a banquet for Harry Siddons Mowbray] [graphic]. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Fuller, Lucia Fairchild, 1872-1924. Lucia Fairchild Fuller papers, [undated] and 1890-1976. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Rossiter, Thomas Prichard, 1818-1871. Thomas Prichard Rossiter and Rossiter family papers, 1840-1961. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Mowbray, H. Siddons (Harry Siddons), 1858-1928. Artist file. Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
creatorOf McKim, Charles Follen, 1847-1909. Papers 1838-1930 1866-1909. Boston Public Library, Central Library in Copley Square
creatorOf Jones, Hugh,. Palette of H. Siddons Mowbray [realia]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Duveen, Albert,. Albert Duveen collection of artists' letters and ephemera, 1808-1910. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Mowbray, Harry Siddons, 1858-1928 : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
creatorOf Weitenkampf, Frank, 1866-1962. Frank Weitenkampf letters, 1889-1942. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Mowbray, H. Siddons (Harry Siddons), 1858-1928. Harry Siddons Mowbray and Mowbray family papers, 1872-1976. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
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associatedWith American Academy in Rome. corporateBody
associatedWith Beckwith, J. Carroll (James Carroll), 1852-1917. person
associatedWith Blashfield, Edwin Howland, 1848-1936. person
associatedWith Burroughs, Bryson, 1869-1934. person
associatedWith Cox, Kenyon, 1856-1919. person
associatedWith Duveen, Albert, person
associatedWith Fuller, Lucia Fairchild, 1872-1924. person
associatedWith L'Enfant, Pierre Charles, 1754-1825. person
associatedWith Lockman, DeWitt McClellan, 1870-1957. person
associatedWith McKim, Charles Follen, 1847-1909. person
associatedWith Mead, William Rutherford, 1846-1928. person
associatedWith Mowbray, Florence Millard. person
associatedWith Mowbray, George Mordey, d. 1891. person
associatedWith Mowbray, George S. person
associatedWith Mowbray, Helen Amelia, d. 1910. person
associatedWith Rossiter, Thomas Prichard, 1818-1871. person
associatedWith Stevens, George Washington, 1866-1929. person
associatedWith United States. Commission of Fine Arts corporateBody
associatedWith Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915. person
associatedWith Weir, John Ferguson, 1841-1926. person
associatedWith Weitenkampf, Frank, 1866-1962. person
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Washington (D.C.)
New York (State)--New York
Connecticut
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Public works--History
Mural painting and decoration
Painters
Art, Municipal--History
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Birth 1858-08-05

Death 1928-01-13

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