Rhead, Louis, 1857-1926

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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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creatorOf Art League Publishing Co. (Chicago, Ill.). Artists' biographical questionnaires, 1905. Archives of American Art
referencedIn Thomas Bird Mosher papers, 1890-1939 (inclusive) 1895-1924 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn Anderson Galleries, Inc. Anderson Galleries exhibition catalogs, [undated] and 1918-1934. Archives of American Art
creatorOf Rhead, Louis, 1857-1926. Louis Rhead letter, [ca. 1915-1920]. Archives of American Art
creatorOf Rhead, Louis, 1857-1926. Drawings for book illustrations, ca. 1890-1926. Houghton Library
creatorOf Rhead, Louis, 1857-1926. Artist file. Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
creatorOf Drawings for book illustrations, ca. 1890-ca. 1926. Houghton Library
referencedIn Collection of Sally Fox, (inclusive), (bulk), 1575, 1667-2005, 1860-1929 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn American artists autographs, 1837-1860. Winterthur Library
creatorOf Rhead, Louis John, 1857-1926. Autograph letters signed (3) and telegram : Flatbush, to members of the art department of Harper & Bros., 1891 Nov. 6-1892 Mar. 4. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Pleiades Club Collection, 1893-1943 Fales Library & Special Collections
referencedIn Neiman, Howard S. Pleiades Club Collection. Fales Library & Special Collections
referencedIn Collection of autograph letters, ca. 1829-1915. Houghton Library
creatorOf Rhead, Louis, 1857-1926. Scrapbooks, 1924. Princeton University Library
creatorOf Rhead, Louis, 1857-1926. Louis Rhead illustrations and letters, 1896-1913. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Oscar Wilde and his Literary Circle Collection: Correspondence, 1819, 1849-1957, 1962 William Andrews Clark Memorial Library.
referencedIn Art Poster File, [1890]-1910, (bulk 1895-1896) @ 2011 New-York Historical Society
creatorOf Duveen, Albert,. Albert Duveen collection of artists' letters and ephemera, 1808-1910. Archives of American Art
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associatedWith Anderson Galleries, Inc. corporateBody
associatedWith Art League Publishing Co. (Chicago, Ill.) corporateBody
associatedWith Chandler, Jenny Young, person
associatedWith Defoe, Daniel person
associatedWith Defoe, Daniel, 1661?-1731. person
associatedWith Dinah Maria (Mulock) Craik person
associatedWith Duveen, Albert, person
associatedWith Fearing, Daniel B. (Daniel Butler), 1859-1918 person
associatedWith J. D. Wyss person
associatedWith J. F. Cooper person
correspondedWith Mosher, Thomas Bird, 1852-1923 person
associatedWith Neiman, Howard S. person
associatedWith Neiman, Howard S. person
associatedWith R. D. Blackmore person
associatedWith R. L. Stevenson person
associatedWith Sally Fox person
associatedWith Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894. person
associatedWith Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745. person
associatedWith Von Kienbusch, Carl Otto Kretzschmar, 1884-1976, person
associatedWith William Andrews Clark Memorial Library corporateBody
associatedWith Wyss, Johann David, 1743-1818. person
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New York (State)
Subject
Fairy tales--Illustrations
Illustrators
Illustration of books
Fishing
Painters
Young adult literature
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Illustrator
Artists
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Birth 1857-11-06

Death 1926-07-29

Americans

English

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