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Lawrence Brumidi

 (1862 - 1920)
Lawrence S. Brumidi was active/lived in Missouri, District Of Columbia, Kansas.  Lawrence Brumidi is known for Portrait, mural painting.

Biography   Lawrence Brumidi


Born Washington, DC, May 12, 1862; died Washington, DC, Nov. 10, 1920. Painter, specialized in portraits. Muralist. Studied at the National Academy of Rome in the early 1880's. Assisted his father Constantino Brumidi in painting several of the frescoes in the U.S. Capitol rotunda and in decorating the District of Columbia's Committee Room and several corridors in the Senate basement. Lived at 100 N. 9th in Kansas City in 1886 and 1214 Main in Kansas City in 1888-89. Served as the first director of the Kansas City Art Institute when it opened in 1888. Studied in Paris from 1893-94.

SOURCES:
Susan Craig, "Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945)"
Kansas State Gazetteer and Business Directory. Detroit: R.L. Polk & Co. (v.1= 1878-9 v.5= 1886 v.9= 1900) (v.2= 1880 v.6= 1888-89 v.10= 1904) (v.3= 1882-83 v.7= 1891 v.11= 1908) (v.4= 1884-85 v.8= 1894 v.12= 1912) 1886, 1888-89; NMAA Files (pamphlet file at the Smithsonian Museum of American Art, Washington, DC); American Art News (Nov. 27, 1920); Katz, Milton S. A Century of Excellence and Beyond: The History of the Kansas City Art Institute. Kansas City: Kansas City Art Institute, 2005.

This and over 1,750 other biographies can be found in Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945) compiled by Susan V. Craig, Art & Architecture Librarian at University of Kansas.


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