October 15, 2016
Ralph Albert Blakelock (1847-1919), Sunset, no date, oil on canvas, 8 9/16 x 10 5/16 inches. Brigham Young University Museum of Art, gift of Mr. Hans J. P. Olson, 1974.
American painter Ralph Albert Blakelock was born on this day in 1847 in New York City. Blakelock was largely-self taught and is known for his landscapes and artworks he did while traveling.