(born c. 1915)
Richard Leopold Seyffert is active/lives in New York. Richard Seyffert is known for portrait, still life and landscape painting, teaching.
Biography Richard Seyffert
Richard Seyffert was a Philadelphian born in19l5, and he came to New
York and studied at the National Academy for several years with Leon
Kroll and Gifford Beal. World War II found him in a Navy uniform as a
photographer's mate, after which he lived in Bolivia and Peru. It was
in the latter country that he painted a portrait of the bullfighter
In 1950, returning to the U.S. he established a studio at
the National Arts Club in New York City. After a show of Seyffert's at the Grand
Central Gallery, the American painter, John Johansen wrote, "Seyffert is an exceptionally good painter. All his portraits are marked by
character, by skill and good taste, and reach distinction".
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