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Henry Tryon

 (born 1847)
Henry C. Tryon was active/lived in Illinois.  Henry Tryon is known for theatre scene painting.

Biography   Henry Tryon

Henry C. Tryon was born in Chicago in 1847.  After graduating from the public schools,and while in his 17th year, he enlisted in the army in a regiment attached to the Second Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, serving until the close of the war.

Afterward he was a pupil in the Pennsylvania Academy of Design, with the purpose of becoming a landscape painter, drifting partly by choice and partly by accident into scene painting, which he has practiced in nearly every State in the Union.

He was the artist at Wood's Museum at the time of the great fire (October 1871), and afterward at McVicker's Theater.  He is better known in all the other cities than Chicago.

He has been a pupil of the eminent artists William Hart,   ...  Displaying 750 of 1427 characters.

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