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Encyclopedia > Allyn Cox

Allyn Cox (June 5, 1896 - September 26, 1982) born in New York City, painted many of the walls in the US Capitol, including murals of scenes from US history. June 5 is the 156th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (157th in leap years), with 209 days remaining. ... 1896 (MDCCCXCVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... September 26 is the 269th day of the year (270th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 96 days remaining. ... 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Flag Seal Nickname: Big Apple Location Location in the state of New York Government Counties (Boroughs) Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,214. ... United States Capitol The United States Capitol is the building which serves as home for the legislative branch of the United States government. ...


In 1953, he was hired to complete the frieze in the Capitol Rotunda, which had been originally started by Constantino Brumidi and left unfinished since the 1880s. He painted murals on many of the other walls in the building, including a depiction of the first landing on the moon in the Senate’s Brumidi Corridors of the Capitol. Constantino Brumidi Constantino Brumidi (July 26, 1805 in Rome, Italy-February 19, 1880, Washington, DC), was an Italian-American historical painter, best known and honored for his fresco work in the Capitol Building in Washington, DC. Parentage and early life Brumidis father was a native of Filiatra (in western...


He studied at the National Academy of Design and the Art Students League of New York, and at the American Academy in Rome. The National Academy of Design, in New York City, now called simply The National Academy, is an honorary association of American artists, with a museum and a school of fine arts. ... The Art Students League of New York is an art school founded in 1875. ... The American Academy in Rome is an arts institution, founded in the late 19th century by American composer Edward MacDowell and others. ...


He apprenticed with his father, the well known American Painter Kenyon Cox, whom he worked with when working on murals for the Wisconsin State Capitol. Kenyon Cox (October 27, 1856 - 1919), American painter, was born at Warren, Ohio, being the son of Gen. ... The Wisconsin State Capitol, located in Madison, Wisconsin, houses both arms of the Wisconsin legislature, the state Supreme Court, and the Office of the Governor. ...


External links

  • Henry Clay by Allyn Cox
  • America's First Moon Landing, July 21, 1969, by Allyn Cox

 
 

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