Jean Paul Selinger
Jean Paul Selinger was a versatile artist known for his au currant portraits and timeless landscapes. Born in Boston, Selinger studied at the Lowell Institute and moved to Germany to train under Wilhelm Leibl at the Munich Academy. Along with his wife Emily, a celebrated floral painter, he traveled throughout Europe and New England, opening studios in Boston, Providence, and New Hampshire’s White Mountains. He was a member of the Boston Art Club, exhibited at the National Academy of Design, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, and the Boston Paint & Clay Club, and won prizes and medals from the Munich Exposition, the Massachusetts Charitable Mechanics Association, and the Osborne Calendar Company. Selinger’s work is now in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, the Rhode Island School of Design Museum, and the New Hampshire Historical Society.