(1814 - 1888)
Samuel Raymond Fanshaw was active/lived in New York. Samuel Fanshaw is known for miniature portrait painting on ivory, still life painting, pottery, photography.
Biography Samuel Fanshaw
Samuel Raymond Fanshaw was born in Pound Ridge, N.Y. on December 21, 1814. He was the son of Samuel and Helen Raymond Fanshaw. By 1835, historical records indicate that the young artist had relocated from his home in northern Westchester County to New York City. While studying at the National Academy of Design in 1838, Fanshaw married his first wife, Mary. Two years later, the couple had a son, Samuel Albert, the eldest of their five children. The census of the time listed Samuel R. Fanshaw as a miniature painter with a studio on Cortlandt Street.
The following is an excerpt on Fanshaw's artistic training and career from Paintings and Sculpture in the Collection of the National Academy of Design, 1826-1925
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