(1866 - 1946)
James Henry Hagaman was active/lived in New York, Michigan. James Hagaman is known for portrait, pastoral landscape and religious themed painting.
Biography James Hagaman
James Henry Hagaman (1866-1946)
According to historical records, James Henry Hagaman was born on June 28, 1866 to Silas and Emma Hagaman of Rochester, New York. When James was just five years old, his mother passed away. Silas Hagaman remarried in 1876, his second union being with Celina Crouch whose father was a prominent local businessman. Their marriage produced six children.
One of James' first jobs as a teenager was as a sign painter. He was a close friend of another fledgling artist, Frank Vincent Dumond, who would later achieve fame as an American impressionist. Per the Dumond papers in the archives of the Smithsonian: "In the fall of 1885, following the advice of his friend and fel
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