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William MacKay

 (1876 - 1939)
William Andrew MacKay was active/lived in New Jersey, New York.  William MacKay is known for mural, landscape painting, illustration.

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William Andrew Mackay (1876-July 26, 1939) was an American artist who created a series of murals about the achievements of Theodore Roosevelt.  Those three murals, completed in 1936, were installed beneath the rotunda in the Roosevelt Memorial Hall of the American Museum of Natural History in New York.  Less known but also important, he was a major contributor to the development of ship camouflage during World War I.

As described in a New York Times obituary (July 28, 1939, p. 11), Mackay was born in Philadelphia to Frank F. and Elizabeth J. Mackay.  After high school, he studied at the City College of New York, the Académie Julian in Paris, and the American Academy in Rome. As a muralist, he completed projects   ...  Displaying 750 of 4062 characters.

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