(1901 - 1973)
Richard William Dicus was active/lived in New Mexico, Maryland, Illinois / Europe, Mexico. Richard Dicus is known for easel and mural painting, portraits and landscapes, teaching.
Biography Richard Dicus
The following obituary of the artist was submitted by John Curuby, President of the Boston Art Club. His source is a May, 1973 issue of the Taos News, Taos, New Mexico.
"Dies at 72 Richard William Dicus, a resident of Taos since 1942, died Wednesday morning at Holy Cross hospital. Mr. Dicus was born In Streater, IL, in 1901 and later attended Knox College for a while. He studied at the Chicago Art Institute and worked with Paul Ouzonoff of the Moscow Arts Theater, painting murals. He eventually went to New York and studied art at the Student's Art League and also privately. Moving to Baltimore, Md., he became manager of the advertising department of Hutzler's Department Store.
In 1928 he was married to Kathle
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