Reginald Marsh

American, 1898 - 1954
Reginald Marsh is contemporary artist who was an instrumental art figure in the Depression Era of NYC. He studied at Yale, ASL and Paris and later learned an egg tempra and emulsion technique from Jacques Maroger from 1940-46. He painted scenes of amusement parks, crowded subways, vaudeville and night clubs as well as the busy harbors and railroad stations of New York. Marsh worked as a staff artist for the New York Daily News from 1922-25 and continued to be a contributing artist/writer for national magazines such as The New Yorker, Esquire and Harper's Bazaar. His retrospective was held at the Whitney Museum of American Art in 1955. Marsh was also a professor at the ASL from 1935-54.

Biography courtesy of The Caldwell Gallery, www.antiquesandfineart.com/caldwell
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