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Edward H. Harrigan (1910 - September 16, 1987) was an American artist and art instructor.

Harrigan was born in Medford, MA and served as a pilot in the Army Air Corps during World War II.

He studied at the Boston Musuem of Fine Arts school, before continuing his education under painters Emile Gruppe and Paul Strisik. He also worked with painter Marshall Joyce of Duxbury, MA.

He taught art classes from his Rockland studio from 1967 until the time of his death. He was also the founder of the Rockland Music Store


Artist Edward H. Harrigan
Year 1965-1975?
Type Oil on canvas

Harrigan primarily worked with oil on canvas and was a prolific creator of landscapes of New England scenes. In addition to his landscape work he was noted for portraiture, particularly of Cardinal Richard Cushing, Cardinal Francis Spellman and Brockton MA Judge Harry K. Stone.


Boston Globe September 20, 1997 p.95