Jean Paul Selinger

1850 Born in Boston, Massachusetts

1875 Studied in Germany, at the Art Academy of Stuttgart and the Academy of Fine Arts, Munich; studied with Wilhelm Leibl

1880 Maintained art studio in Providence, Rhode Island; first exhibited at the Boston Art Club and at the National Academy of Design

1881 Elected member of the Boston Art Club

1882 Married artist Emily Harris McGary in Providence, Rhode Island

1882–86 Traveled in Europe

1885 First exhibited at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia

1886–93 Maintained summer art studio at the Glen House, Pinkham Notch, New Hampshire

1894–1909 Maintained summer art studio at the Crawford House, Crawford Notch, New Hampshire

1904 Won $1,000 prize from the Osborne Calendar Company for Bringing the Wanderer Home

1909 Died in Boston, Massachusetts




Jean Paul Selinger at his easel, just outside his studio at the Crawford House; photographer unknown, c. 1900. Courtesy of Charles and Gloria Vogel.

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