Thursday, April 20, 2017
John J. A. Murphy and the Mechanical Figure
Murphy first worked as a portrait painter and then moved to London to be a painter’s assistant to Frank Brangwyn.
When he returned to New York in 1921 he exhibited his prints at Keppel's Gallery and Walker Galleries, in New York; and exhibited at the Leicester Gallery, in London.
He also designed book illustrations and typography.
Dictionary of American Painters, Sculptors and Engravers
Fellow, the Metropolitan Museum of Art
Member, the Guild of Free Lance Artists
Who’s Who in American Art