(1914 - 1979)
Richard Delano Briggs was active/lived in United States. Richard Briggs is known for still life painting.
Biography Richard Briggs
Richard Briggs was born in 1914 in Fairhaven, Massachusetts and was a 1936 graduate of the Massachusetts School of Art. He both studied with and worked in the studio of Ernest L. Major, whose influence is strongly evident in much of his work. The still lifes are typical of the period and of Briggs's work at the height of his career.
He was an illustrator, as well as a painter, and an active member of the Guild of Boston Artists. The artist's painting time was divided between the Boston suburb of Newton and the island of Nantucket. In 1938 and 1939, he received two gold medals, the Edward R. Milton awards, at the Jordan Marsh exhibitions in Boston, where his work was shown alongside some of his most important www.childsgallery.com/artist.php
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