JOHN RUTHERFORD BOYD
(FAMOUS NEW JERSEY RESTAURANT)
MIXED MEDIA ON PAPER, SIGNED
24.5 X 39.5 INCHES
Rutherford (John Rutherford) Boyd
1884 - 1951
Rutherford was born in Philadelphia and lived during his career in New York City, New Orleans where he was a sketch artist, and Leonia, New Jersey.
Beginning his career as an illustrator, Boyd Rutherford later became a painter, sculptor, designer and art educator.
He also wrote numerous articles about fine art, which were published in many periodicals.
He enrolled at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art under Thomas Anshutz.
After relocating to New York in 1905, he shortened his name to Rutherford Boyd and studied at the Art Students League