(1899 - 1965)
Francis Chapin was active/lived in Illinois, Michigan, Ohio. Francis Chapin is known for urban scene and landscape painting, prints, teaching.
Biography Francis Chapin
Dubbed the Dean of Chicago Painters in the 1930s, 40s and 50s, Francis
Chapin painted images of people he met in the Old Town neighborhood
where he lived as well as landscape and figure subjects from his
travels to Mexico, Europe and Martha's Vineyard in Massachusetts.
In those days, it was not unusual to see Chapin with his easel set up
on a street corner. He was also a lithographer and art teacher.
was born in Bristolville, Ohio. He earned a Bachelor of Science
Degree from Washington & Jefferson College and attended the Art
Institute of Chicago on a Bryan Lathrop Fellowship.
He was a member of the National Academy of Design and exhibited there
as well as the Pennsylvania Acad
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