Ralph Fanning Watercolors

As shown above in the Church Parlour

Ralph Fanning (1889-1971)

Born: 1889 – Riverhead, Long Island, New York Died: 1971 – Riverhead, Long Island, New York

Columbus resident, member of the First Congregational Church and distinguished art and architecture historian at Ohio State University. Was influenced by Alice Schille at the Columbus Art School, and by Schille’s Post-Impressionist works. Fanning’s Barcelona (1936), is a superb example by this regional artist.
1914-1917 University of Illinois
1920-1921 University of Illinois
1921-1956 Ohio State University
1924-1925 Lecturer, University of California
1926-1938 Bureau of University Travel, Lecturer
1936 Ryerson Lecturer, Kenyon College
1939 Ryerson Lecturer, Oberlin College
1943-1944, 1947- 48 visiting Professor, New York University
1944-1948 Research Scholar, Columbia University