Thomas Furlong (artist)

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Thomas (Tomas) Furlong
Born 28 February 1886 (1886-02-28)
St.Louis, Missouri
Died 1952 (1953)
Bolton Landing, New York
Nationality Scotch-Irish American
Education Art Students League
Known for Painting, muralist
Movement Modern art, realism, impressionism
Patron(s) Oliver Gould Jennings Hyde Collection, Bolton Museum, Weber Furlong Foundation, Studio 98,

Thomas (Tomas) Furlong (1886–1952) was a Scotch-Irish American artist and teacher.[1][2]


Furlong was a member of the executive Board of Control of the Art Students League and beginning in 1927 an art instructor at New York University. He was married to Wilhelmina Weber Furlong. In the American modern art movement, his significant circle of friends and acquaintances included John Graham,[3] Wilem de Kooning, David Smith,[3] Dorothy Dehner,[3] Jean Charolot, Alexander Calder, Rockwell and Sally Kent, Thomas Hart Benton, Allen Tucker, Max Weber, Kimon Nicolaidies, and many others.[4] Thomas Furlong lived and worked in New York, City and shared a gallery with his wife Wilhelmina Weber Furlong. He was a realist and an accomplished muralist.[1]


  1. ^ a b The Biography of Wilhelmina Weber Furlong: The Treasured Collection of Golden Heart Farm by Clint Bernard Weber, ISBN 978-0-9851601-0-4
  2. ^ Professor Emeritus James K. Kettlewell: Harvard,Skidmore College,Curator The Hyde Collection. Foreword to The Treasured Collection of Golden Heart Farm. ISBN 978-0-9851601-0-4
  3. ^ a b c Smithsonian Archives of American Art Oral history interviews with Dorothy Dehner, 1965 Oct. – 1966
  4. ^ Smithsonian Archives of American Art Detailed description of the Ben Benn papers, 1905–1993

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