Louis Fairfax Muckley was born in Worcestershire, England in 1862. As a member of the Arts & Crafts movement, Muckley illuminated manuscripts, posters, and books (including Spencer's Faerie Queene). While in Los Angeles in 1911, he exhibited at the Hainey Gallery.
Exhibited: Royal Academy (London), 1890-1914.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs, et Graveurs
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