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Name Daugherty, James Henry
Life Dates 1889–1974
Born: Asheville, North Carolina
Nationality American
Occupation author
Notes His illustrated books include "Abe Lincoln Grows Up," "Early Moon" and "The Knickerbocker History of New York," all published in New York. Daugherty, a painter, printmaker, writer, and illustrator, was born in Asheville, NC, on June 1, 1889. He studied at the Corcoran School of Art, the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, and with Frank Brangwyn in London. He was a member of the Silvermine Guild Artists, Author's Guild, Pennsylvania. His work has been shown in the Yale Museum of Fine Arts, New Haven, the New York Public Library, New York City, California Palace of Legion of Honor, Lincoln Park, San Francisco. He was awarded the Newbery Medal in 1939.
Role Artist

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Image of Art-2D Collection - 1982.18.7

Art-2D Collection - 1982.18.7

"Manhattan Landscape," c. 1911, etching by James Daugherty. Features demolished structures in the foreground with tall skyscrapers in the background. The sky is full of gray clouds, with one large white one at top center. Signed in pencil, lower right: James Daugherty Label from The Collector's Eye (2014): Manhattan Landscape, c. 1911 James Henry Daugherty (1889–1974), American Etching Gift of Sheila and Alvin Ukman, 1982.18.7.1 Though better known for his abstract color paintings, Daugherty created a series of realistic etchings of New York City early in his career. After living and studying in Europe, he set up a Brooklyn studio in 1911 with a view of lower Manhattan and Brook

Image of Art-2D Collection - 1982.18.8

Art-2D Collection - 1982.18.8

"City Shadows," undated etching by James Daugherty. Features part of horse drawn streetcar at the bottom left with skyscrapers in the center of the composition. Signed in pencil lower right: James Daugherty