|Biography from Schwarz Gallery:|
|Richard Blossom Farley was born in Poultney, Vermont, and attended the
New Jersey State Model School in Trenton, and the Pennsylvania Academy
of the Fine Arts in Philadelphia, where he sporadically exhibited from
1902 until 1931. |
Among his teachers were James McNeill Whistler (1834–1903), William Merritt Chase (1849–1916), and Cecilia Beaux (1855–1942).
Farley also exhibited at the Philadelphia Art Club in 1912 and 1913;
the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. in 1914; St. Botolph’s
Club in Boston; and at the Panama Pacific Exposition in San Francisco
He was a member of the Philadelphia Sketch Club, the Art Alliance in
Philadelphia, and the American Federation of Arts and the Salmagundi
Club in New York.
He began his career as a portraitist, but around 1912 (the year he lived in Trenton) he began to specialize in seascapes.
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Richard Farley is also mentioned in these AskART essays:
San Francisco Panama-Pacific Exhibition 1915