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Contemporary Arts Center
Lois & Richard Rosenthal Center
for Contemporary Art
44 E. 6th Street,
Cincinnati, OH 45202

513 345 8400


Artist Details


Painter William M. Harnett was born in 1848 in Clonakilty, Ireland. He studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Cooper Union, and the National Academy of Design. His work can be found in many public collections, including at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY; De Young Museum, San Francisco, CA; National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC; and The Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT. Harnett died in 1892 in New York, NY.

Bio updated as of 2023.

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