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MURPHY, John Francis, landscape-painter, born in Oswego, New York, 11 December, 1853. He came to New York city in 1875 and is self-taught. He exhibited first at the National academy in 1876, was elected an associate in 1885 and academician in 1887. In 1885 he received the second Hallgarten prize for his painting " Tints of a Vanished Past," and he took the Webb prize at the Society of American artists in 1887. He is a member of the Water-color society and the Society of American artists, his studio is in New York city. Mr. Murphy's works include "Sunny Slopes" (1879); "Upland Cornfield" (1880); "October Late Afternoon April Weather" (1881); " Wood land" (1882); "Rocky Slope" (1883); "Weedy Brook ..... Sultry Season ..... Edge of a Pond"; "After the Frosts" (1884); "The Yellow Leaf" (1885); "Indian Summer" ; "Sundown " (1886); and "Brooks and Fields" (1887).
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