D. Putnam Brinley
Daniel Putnam Brinley (March 8, 1879 – July 31, 1963) was an American muralist and painter. He was born in Newport, Rhode Island, the son of Edward Huntington Brinley and Rebecca Maitland Porter Brinley. Brinley spent his childhood at his parents' home in Cos Cob, Connecticut, where he was known dotingly as "Put". During the 1890s, he came to the attention of local artists subsequent to he watched them at work. Brinley studied at the Art Students League of New York from 1900 to 1902. While there, he studied in the same way as Bryson Burroughs, Benjamin West Clinedinst, and Henry Siddons Mowbray, and was most influenced by Kenyon Cox and John Henry Twachtman.