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Robert Ryland

 (1873 - 1951)
Robert Knight Ryland was active/lived in Kentucky, New York, District Of Columbia, Mississippi.  Robert Ryland is known for mural and easel painting, commercial art.

Robert Ryland

A muralist, painter and illustrator, Robert Ryland was known for his work as a New York World's Fair Artist, 1939-40.  Under the aegis of the NYWF, some of his paintings were given to several New York museums including the Strong Museum in Rochester.  Ryland also worked for the Tiffany studios.

Ryland was born in Grenada, Mississippi and lived in Brooklyn and in Russellville, Kentucky.  He studied at Bethel College in Kentucky, the National Academy of Design and the Art Students League in New York and the American Academy in Rome.

As an illustrator, he contributed to McCall's magazine, Delineator, and Everybody's magazine in 1922, 1923.

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About  Robert Ryland

Born:  1873 - Grenada, Mississippi
Died:   1951 - Washington District Of Columbia
Known for:  mural and easel painting, commercial art