Harriet Roosevelt Richards
(1867 - 1932)
Harriet Roosevelt Richards was active/lived in Connecticut, Delaware. Harriet Richards is known for juvenile book and magazine illustration.
Biography Harriet Roosevelt Richards
Harriet Roosevelt Richards (1867-1932)
Richards noted, in a letter to Gertrude Brinckle in the Delaware Art Museum files, that 1905 was the year she came to Wilmington. She studied with Howard Pyle, and remained in the city for seven years.
In a 1927 interview, she recalled Pyle's attitude toward his teaching: "Twice a week we would come together and Mr. Pyle would criticize our efforts and offer suggestions. He always acted as if it were a privilege we gave him."
After her stay in Wilmington, Richards settled permanently in New Haven, actively participating in the art community there.
By the time Richards had begun her studies under Pyle she was a published illustrator, with works appearing in such juvenile p
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