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Paul Dougherty

 (1877 - 1947)
Paul Dougherty was active/lived in California, New York / France.  Paul Dougherty is known for marine, coastals, landscape and still life painting.

Paul Dougherty

Born in Brooklyn, New York, Paul Dougherty became a widely-known painter of dramatic marine scenes and desert landscapes although his family hoped he would become a lawyer.

Following his father who was an attorney, he graduated from Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute in 1896 and New York Law School in 1898. But he changed professions to art and studied with Robert Henri and in Europe for five years from 1900 to 1905.

Paul Dougherty then painted along the coast of Maine, and his paintings were compared to those of Winslow Homer. Of his success, John Sloan said: "Everything came to him; all his pictures sold, he won all the prizes. The rich delighted to honor him, and his wives were glamorous" (Falk).

In 1907, he was elected  ...  Displaying 750 of 2156 characters.

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About  Paul Dougherty

Born:  1877 - Brooklyn, New York
Died:   1947 - Palm Springs, California
Known for:  marine, coastals, landscape and still life painting