(1868 - 1929)
Richard Langtry Partington was active/lived in California / United Kingdom, England. Richard Partington is known for portrait, landscape, illustration.
Biography Richard Partington
Richard Partington was known as a prolific portrait painter in California during the turn of the century. He was born in Stockport, England in 1868, into a family of artists, and his father gave Richard and his sister Gertrude lessons in drawing, poetry, music and painting. In 1889 the Partington family moved to Oakland, California. Richard Partington and his father founded the Partington Art School across the hall from William Keiths studio on Pine Street in San Francisco. Partingtons father taught at the school and Richard worked for a time as a quick-sketch artist for the San Francisco Examiner newspaper. He exhibited two of his paintings at the Mid-Winter Fair in San Francisco in 1894. Richard moved back to Oakland after the 1906 earthq
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