Samuel Theobald Jr
(1872 - 1953)
Samuel Theobald, Jr was active/lived in New York, Maryland. Samuel Theobald Jr is known for animal, circus, seascape, coastal, portrait painting.
Biography Samuel Theobald, Jr
Samuel Theobald, Jr. ( 1872-1953)
He was born in Baltimore Maryland, in 1872, the son of a famous eye surgeon. He lived most of his adult life in Manhattan's Greenwich Village on Barrow Street. Early in his career he studied with Andre Jean Castaigne, the French painter and popular illustrator.
In winter Theobald would travel to Sarasota Florida, the Barnum & Bailey Circus headquarters, so he could paint backstage. A number of his subjects feature circus animals and performers. He also spent time on Fire Island, New York, where he painting seascapes and dock scenes. A portrait commission of Aubrey Clarke hangs in the collection of the Redwood Library, Newport, Rhode Island.
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