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 John Robinson Frazier  (1889 - 1966)

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Lived/Active: Rhode Island/Kansas/Connecticut      Known for: mod figure, coastal, still life

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The Pink Grave Yard
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This biography from the Archives of AskART:
His works are located at:
Brown University:
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1. Oil portrait, "Francis Greenleaf Allinson" (acc.# HP 00345) (Hay Lib.)
2. Oil portrait, "John Francis Greene" (1932) (acc.# HP 01163) (Admissions 401)
3. Oil portrait, "Thomas Crosby" (acc.# HP 00013) (Lyman)
4. Oil portrait, "Albert Granger Harkness" (acc.# HP 00609) (Sayles Hall)

Newport Art Museum:
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1. Oil on canvas, "Coal Complex, Provincetown" (ca. 1935-40) (acc.# 2006.004.001)

Providence Art Club:
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1. Oil painting, "Interior"
2. Oil painting, "Morning Light"
3. Oil portrait, "Nathaniel W. Smith"
4. Oil portrait, "John R. Frazier" (PAC Pres.)
5. Oil portrait, "Garrett D. Byrnes" (PAC Pres.)
6. Oil portrait, "George A. Hays"
7. Oil portrait [portrait of unknown man]
8. Oil painting, "Cape Sand Dunes"

RISD:
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1. Chalk drawing, "Man With a Broken Nose" (acc.# 20.497)
2. Watercolor, "The Vito" (1920) (acc.# 21.470)
3. Oil painting on canvas, "Portrait of Margaret Whitten" (20th c.) (acc.# 27.201)
4. Oil painting on canvas, "Still Life" (20th c.) (acc.# 42.029)
5. Oil painting (canvas on board), "Portrait of Percy F. Albee" (20th c.) (acc.# 62.074)
6. Oil painting, "Spinnaker" (ca. 1966) (acc.# 69.130)
7. Oil painting (canvas on board), "Gideon Butts" (20th c.) (acc.# 72.044)
8. Oil painting on board, "38 Hurricane" (20th c.) (acc.# 1996.66.1)
9. Watercolor/pencil, "Church Steeple in Distance" (late 19th-mid 20th c.) (acc.# 1996.66.2)
10. Oil painting on canvas, "Portrait of Royal Bailey Farnum" (acc.# 2006.89)
11. Oil painting on board, "38 Hurricane" (20th c.) (acc.# TL63.96.3)

Rhode Island State House, Providence:
1. Oil portrait, "William H. Vanderbilt" (1940)

Source:
Unveiled: a directory and guide to 19th century born artists active in Rhode Island, and where to find their work in publicly accessible Rhode Island collections by Elinor L. Nacheman

Exhibition Record (Museums, Institutions and Awards):
Annual Exhibition of the Artists of Kansas City and Vicinity, 1920; Midwestern Artists’ Exhibition, 1923.
Memberships:
Providence Art Club; Philadelphia Water Color Club; New York Water Color Club.

This biography from the Archives of AskART:
Born Stonington, CT, July 28, 1889; died Providence, RI, July 23, 1966. Painter, specialized in an impressionist style. Teacher. Graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design in 1909 having studied with William Cushing Loring. Attended the Art Students League studying with George Bridgeman. Pupil of C.W. Hawthorne in Cape Cod. Went to Europe in 1911 with Arthur Heinzelman and William Drury. Taught at the Bradley Polytechnic Institute in Peoria, IL. from 1912-17 before moving to Lawrence in 1917 to teach at University of Kansas and head the Dept. of Drawing and Painting until 1923. Returned to Providence, RI in 1923 as Chairman of the Fine Arts Dept. at Rhode Island School of Design and serving as President of the institution from 1955-62.
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AWARDS:
Philadelphia Water Color Club prize, 1920; Annual Exhibition of the Artists of Kansas City and Vicinity, 1920; Dana gold medal, Philadelphia Water Color Club, 1921; Harriet born Jones prize, Baltimore Water Color Club, 1922; Logan purchase prize, Art Institute of Chicago, 1922; Kansas City Art Institute purchase prize, Midwestern Artists’ Exhibition, 1923; Greenough prize, Newport Art Association, 1934.

COLLECTIONS:
Art Institute of Chicago; Rhode Island School of Design; Brooklyn Museum of Art; Kansas City Art Institute; Brown University; Bradley University; Spencer Museum of Art.

MEMBERSHIPS:
Providence Art Club; Philadelphia Water Color Club; New York Water Color Club.

SOURCES:
Susan Craig, "Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945)"
Sain, Lydia. Kansas Artists, compiled by Lydia Sain from 1932 to 1948. Typed Manuscript, 1948.; Newlin, Gertrude Dix (Development of Art in Kansas. Typed Manuscript, 1951); American Art Annual. New York: American Federation of Arts, 1898-1947 12, 18, 19, 20, 22, 26, 27; Reinbach, Edna, comp. “Kansas Art and Artists”, in Collections of the Kansas State Historical Society. v. 17, 1928. p. 571-585.; Who’s Who in American Art. New York: American Federation of Arts, 1936- v.1=1936-37 v.3= 1941-42 v.2=1938-39 v.4=1940-47. 1, 2, 3, 7; Annual Exhibition of the Artists of Kansas City and Vicinity (Kansas City Art Institute, 1915-21) 1920; Midwestern Artists’ Exhibition (Kansas City: Kansas City Art Institute, 1920-1942 Mines, Cynthia. For the Sake of Art: The Story of an Art Movement in Kansas. s.l. Mines, 1979.) 1923; John Robinson Frazier: The Late Works. (Providence: Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, 1969); AskArt, www.askart.com, accessed Sept. 2, 2005; Family Search. Version 2.5.0. Salt Lake City: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 2002. www.FamilySearch.org accessed July 15, 2006; KU Archives File (Faculty & Staff at the University of Kansas, card catalog file located in the Spencer Research Library).
This and over 1,750 other biographies can be found in Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945) compiled by Susan V. Craig, Art & Architecture Librarian at University of Kansas.

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