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 Thornton Oakley  (1881 - 1953)

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Lived/Active: Pennsylvania      Known for: genre-structure and industry theme painting, illustration

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BIOGRAPHY for Thornton Oakley
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1881 (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)
 
Death
1953

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Pennsylvania

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San Francisco Panama-Pacific Exhibition 1915
Illustrator and muralist Thornton Oakley was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in architecture.  Then he studied with Howard Pyle, founder of the Brandywine School.  While at the school, Oakley was responsible for the school's supply store, sales, inventory, and collecting students' monthly accounts.

Oakley illustrated numerous books and magazines, including Harper's, Century Magazine, Collier's Weekly, (showing 500 of 3271 characters).



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