|John Hubbard Rich |
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"The Violin Lesson"
Oil on canvas
29 3/4 x 29 inches
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John Hubbard Rich was born in Boston, Massachusetts on March 5, 1876. At an early age, John Hubbard Rich moved with his family to Minneapolis. He later attended art classes at night while working during the day as an illustrator for the Minneapolis Times. In 1898, he began a four-year study period at the Art Students League in New York City followed by three years at the school of the Boston Museum. While studying in Boston, he was awarded a two-year traveling scholarship to Europe. After a period back in Boston, he taught art at the University of Southern California and the Otis Institute for 28 years. In his studio in the Hollywood Hills, Rich produced portraits, figure studies, still lifes, and flower studies. Rich died in Los Angeles on March 30, 1954.
Member: Salmagundi Club, New York; California Art Club; Laguna Beach Art Association; San Diego Art Guild.
Exhibited: San Francisco Art Association, 1916: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1915, 1917, 1926, 1927, 1929, 1937, 1939; National Academy of Design; Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art; Boston Art Club: Golden Gate International Exposition, 1939.
Awards: Silver medal, Panama-California Exposition, San Diego, 1915; Black Prize 1917, second prize 1916, Ackerman prize, 1919, California Art Club; Harrison Prize, Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Utah Art Institute; University Club, San Diego; Pomona College; Scripps College; Boston Museum; University of Southern California.
Hughes, Edan M. Artists In California 1786-1940. 3rd ed. Vol. 1. Sacramento: Crocker, Art Museum, 2002. N. pag. 2 vols. Print.