(1877 - 1934)
Adolphe Borie was active/lived in Pennsylvania, New York / France. Adolphe Borie is known for portrait, figure, genre and still life painting.
Biography Adolphe Borie
Born in Philadelphia to a prominent family, Adolphe Borie studied at the Pennsylvania Academy
of the Fine Arts from 1895 to 1899, with William Merritt Chase
and Thomas Anshutz, and then at the Royal Academy of Munich from 1899
to 1902 with Carl Marr. While in Europe he frequently visited
Paris, where he was influenced by both French Impressionism and Paris
Along with his contemporaries such as Arthur B. Carles
(1882- 1952) and Henry McCarter (1864 -1942), he was among the
Philadelphia artists to rebel against the Academy traditions
established by Thomas Eakins (1844 -1916) and to introduce Modern Art to
the city. Borie achieved success with his portraits, the sale of
which would support h
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