Henry Rankin Poore
(1859 - 1940)
Henry Rankin Poore was active/lived in Pennsylvania, Connecticut. Henry Poore is known for sporting genre and animals, landscape painting, illustration.
Biography Henry Rankin Poore
Born in Newark, New Jersey, Henry Rankin Poore became a painter of
rural landscape subjects, fox hunting, portraits, and animals. He
has been described as a "spirited and versatile artist, able to paint
on diverse themes and noted for his sporting pictures as well as genre
and landscape paintings." (Zellman 544)
was raised in California and planned to study for the ministry.
However, the art exhibition section of the 1874 Centennial Exposition in
Philadelphia re-directed his goals.
In the early 1880s, he
traveled to New Mexico and Colorado, and was the first American artist
to have a painting published with a reference to the Taos Pueblo.
This depiction was a burro train leaving the Pu
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