Henry Hobson Richardson

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Henry Hobson Richardson
H. H. Richardson in National Portrait Gallery IMG 4424.JPG
Close-up of Henry Hobson Richardson, portrait by Sir Hubert von Herkomer from the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C.
Personal information
Name Henry Hobson Richardson
Nationality American
Birth date (1838-09-29)September 29, 1838
Birth place Priestly Plantation, St. James Parish, Louisiana, U.S.
Date of death April 27, 1886(1886-04-27) (aged 47)
Place of death Brookline, Massachusetts, U.S.
Alma mater Harvard College,
Tulane University,
École des Beaux Arts
Work
Buildings Trinity Church, Boston
Design Richardsonian Romanesque

Henry Hobson Richardson (September 29, 1838 – April 27, 1886) was an American architect. He designed buildings in Albany, Boston, Buffalo, Chicago, Pittsburgh, Milwaukee and other cities. The style he popularized is named for him: Richardsonian Romanesque. Along with Louis Sullivan and Frank Lloyd Wright, Richardson is one of "the recognized trinity of American architecture".

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