Find, Learn, Price Art
Enjoy the comprehensive art database we've compiled since 1987
Membership Details
Images, sales charts, bios, signatures, 30 artist Alerts and more ...
Art auction records:  Millions of references for pricing research
Or, register for Free Alerts
To track 10 artists.

Already a member?  Sign in here

Ulysses Tayes

 (1885 - 1972)
Ulysses S. Grant Tayes was active/lived in Missouri.  Ulysses Tayes is known for painting.

Ulysses Tayes

Ulysses Tayes (1885-1972)

Ulysses Tayes was an African American artist and educator born in St. Louis and active in the area of Jefferson City, Missouri, known as the “Foot.”  This area was located below Lincoln University at the foot of Lafayette Street, which served as the historic heart of the African American community during the late nineteenth through the mid-twentieth centuries. This neighborhood inspired his artwork for many years to come.  

Tayes graduated from Lincoln University in 1936 with a B.S. in education. For a number of years, he was a reporter for the St. Louis Argus, an African American newspaper founded in 1912.  He was also a pianist and a barber.

Tayes e  ...  Displaying 750 of 1095 characters.

Subscriber Members, please Sign In for artist biographies and for all services.  Others, full text is available on Fridays.

If you are not currently a member, please See Details about membership, which includes biography access, auction records, and many other features available to our day, month, or yearly Subscriber Members!

  Full access to biographies is
  free each Friday

About  Ulysses Tayes

Born:  1885 - St. Louis, MO
Died:   1972
Known for:  painting