James Raymond Perry
(1863 - 1953)
James Raymond Perry was active/lived in Illinois, Massachusetts. James Perry is known for landscape with cattle painting, magazine illustration.
James Raymond Perry was born in Northfield, Massachusetts on April 20, 1863. A self-taught artist, Perry appears to have spent most of his career in Chicago. His landscapes often include cattle and other animals.
As well as a painter, he also wrote short stories for Scribner
magazine and Century Illustrated Monthly.
Landscapes by him of Marin County, California are extant.
He died in Winnetka, Illinois on May 10, 1969.
Member: American Artists Professional League*.
Exhibited: Southside Art Ass'n (Chicago), 1929; Art Institute of Chicago.
Works held: Chicago public schools; Harper Library, Chicago University; Beals Library (Winchendon, MA); John H. Vanderpoel Art Ass'n (Chicago).
Addendum from askART as submitted by Edward P. Bentley:
James R. Perry, 90, secretary and treasurer of the Elgin National Watch Company for 25 years before his retirement in 1929, died yesterday in a convalescent home in Winnetka, Illinois. Mr. Perry, who had resided at 5221 Cornell Avenue, was with the watch company for 39 years before his retirement. He was a member of the Business Men’s Art Club of Chicago and the Chicago Society of Artists*. Services in the chapel at 895 Linden Avenue, Winnetka. Obituary; Chicago Tribune
, Chicago, Illinois. 1 June, 1953.
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