Born: Washington, DC, 1869
Died: Bronxville, NY, 1962
NICHOLS, Henry Hobart (1869-1962)
- Birth place: Washington, DC
- Death place: Bronxville, NY
- Addresses: Wash., DC; Bronxville, NY; Oyster Bay, NY
- Profession: Landscape painter, illustrator
Shortledge College, PA; Howard Helmick, ASL Wash., DC; Froebel Inst., Germany; Acad. Julian, Paris, 1905; Acad. Castellucho, Paris.
AIC, 1892-1930; PAFA Ann., 1902, 1908-26, 1933-35, 1941; Corcoran Gal. biennials, 1907-51 (21 times); Wash. Soc. FA; Cosmos Club (solo); Veerfhoff Gal., 1905 (solo); NAD (prizes, 1923, 1925, 1928, 1934); Wash. WCC, (prizes, 1901, 1904 , 1906); Soc. Wash. Artists, (prizes 1901, 1902, 1904 ); SC, (prizes, 1913, 1915, 1924 , 1927, 1939); SAE, 1936 (prize); NAC, (medals, 1915, 1920); NAD, (prizes, 1923, 1925, 1928, 1935); Century Club, 1938 (prize).
Wash. Soc. FA; ANA 1912; NA, 1920 (pres., 1939-49; pres. emeritus, 1949-); PAFA (fellow); Wash. WCC; NYWCC; NAC; Allied AA; CAFA; North Shore AA; AWCS; Soc. Wash. Artists; SC; AIC, from 1892; Century Cl.; Nat. Inst. Arts & Letters; Cosmos Club Work: NMAA; NGA; White House; Phillips Coll.; New Mexico Mus. FA; Newark (NJ) Mus.; Joslyn Art Mus.; Amherst (MA) College; Dayton (OH) Art Inst.; NAD; Am. Mus. Natural Hist., NY; CGA; MMA; New Zealand Art Mus.
Son of engraver Henry Hobart Nichols, Sr., and brother of painter Spencer B. Nichols.
control bd., ASL of Wash., DC, 1892-93; illustr., U.S. Geological Survey and the Bureau of Am. Ethnology, 1895-1905; asst dir., Paris Expo, 1900; dir., Tiffany Found., Oyster Bay, 1940.
HOBART NICHOLS, H. (1869-1962)
Landscape painter. Paintings in many collections including Metropolitan Museum, NYC, Smithsonian Museum, Washington, D.C.; received numerous awards, including the Altman Prize at the National Academy of Design. Served as president of the Academy for ten years, Director of the Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation for thirty years, President of the Salamagundi Club and the American Water Color Society. Paintings reproduced in many publications and books.
Nichols was President of the National Academy of Design; he was also director of the Tiffany Foundation and a trustee of the Metropolitan Museum. He was a member of the Lotus Club, New York Watercolor Club, and the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. His work is in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum, Corcoran Gallery, National Gallery of Art, and the Museum of Natural History.