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John Francis Murphy

(American, 1853–1921)

storm breaking by john francis murphy

John Francis Murphy

Storm Breaking, 1878–1880

Price on Request

Biography

Timeline

1868
At the age of fifteen, John Francis Murphy went west with his family to Chicago, where he began painting billboards
1874
moved to New York, first to sketch in the Adirondacks (where he met Winslow Homer), then to open a studio in the Tenth Street Studio Building in New York City
1895
Murphy worked in his studio at Arkville, in the Catskills

Exhibitions

1882
First one-man show was at Doll and Richards Gallery in Boston
Showed his works regularly at the National Academy of Design