Theme/Style Impressionism, portraits, figurative art, landscapes, still lifes
Media Oils, watercolors
Artistic Focus John Hubbard Rich is best known for his portraits, interior, and still life paintings done in impressionist style. His interior figures often were posed against a wall or piece of furniture with emphasis on the play of light and horizontal and vertical lines. His portraits were realistic and reflected each individual's mood and personality.
• John Hubbard Rich was born in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1876. He and his family later moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota, where he worked as a commercial artist for the Minneapolis Times and took art classes at night.
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