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Rutherford Boyd

 (1884 - 1951)
Rutherford (John Rutherford) Boyd was active/lived in New Jersey, Louisiana.  Rutherford Boyd is known for illustration, painting, sculpting, teaching.

Rutherford Boyd

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Beginning his career as an illustrator, Boyd Rutherford later became a painter, sculptor, designer and art educator.  He also wrote numerous articles about fine art, which were published in many periodicals.  Rutherford was born in Philadelphia and lived during his career in New York City, New Orleans where he was a sketch artist, and Leonia, New Jersey. 

He was a student at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts.

Memberships included the American Watercolor Society, and the Architecture League, and exhibition venues include the Art Institute of Chicago.

Sources include:
John Mahe, Encyclopaedia of New Orleans Artists, 1718-1918
Peter Hastings Falk, Editor, Who Was Who in American Art

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About  Rutherford Boyd

Born:  1884 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Died:   1951
Known for:  illustration, painting, sculpting, teaching