(1896 - 1982)
Allyn Cox was active/lived in New York, District Of Columbia. Allyn Cox is known for mural, genre, figure, landscape.
Biography Allyn Cox
The son of noted artists Kenyon and Louise Howland Cox, Allyn was raised in Cornish, New Hampshire, and as a mature artist became one of the nation's leading mural painters.
In 1916, when he was age 20, he completed his first mural, which was installed over the mantle of the fireplace of the Windsor, Vermont Public Library. This occurred at the time he won a scholarship to study for three years at the American Academy in Rome, Italy.
Prior to winning the scholarship, he had studied in New York City at the National Academy of Design and the Art Students League. When he returned to New York, he received commissions for murals and decorative paintings for private homes, churches and public buildings and did murals for Dumbarton
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