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Lee Greene Richards

 (1878 - 1950)
Lee Greene Richards was active/lived in Utah.  Lee Richards is known for portrait, figure and landscape painting, mural.

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Lee Greene Richards


Lee Greene Richards (1878-1950) Salt Lake City

Lee Greene Richards was born in Salt Lake City, July 27, 1878. Originally named Levi, like his father, he changed his name to Lee, preferring that shortened version for "professional reasons." He grew up in Salt Lake City surrounded by artists. His grandmother, Sarah Griffith Richards, was a well-known English watercolorist. His father, Levi W. Richards, was also a painter but did not get much opportunity to paint because of the demands of pioneer life. He was, however, very interested in the art world.

Lee's neighbors included George M. Ottinger, whose studio the young Richards visited often. In addition, Mahonri Young and A. B. Wright lived on the same block   ...  Displaying 750 of 4602 characters.



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About  Lee Greene Richards

Born:  1878 - Salt Lake City, Utah
Died:   1950 - Salt Lake City
Known for:  portrait, figure and landscape painting, mural