Douglas John Connah Edit Profile
Educated Royal Academy (Weimar), Royal Academy (Dusseldorf), Academie Julien (Paris). Studied under Count Von Kaulkreuth, Baron von Gebhardt, Jules Lefebre, Benjamin Constant, Jean Paul Laurens and William Merritt Chase.
Director New York School of Art, 1896-1911, Shinnecock Summer School of Art, 1897-1900, New School of Design, 1911-1924. Co-director from 1925, New York School of Design (also called American School of Design), chartered by Regents of the University of State of New York. Formerly director of summer schools in Windsor Mountain, Vermont, Essex, Massachusetts, Wellfleet and Orleans, Cape Cod, and Deep River, Connecticut Exhibited in Paris Salon, Royal Academy, National Academy Design, World’s Fair (Chicago).
Home: Essex, Connecticut, and New York, New York.
Married Nora Leslie, of London, England., October 1893.; married second, Kay Hardy, October 6, 1926. Children: John Ferris, Douglas Duff, William Ludlow.