Richard Partington 1868 - 1929) was a well known portrait painter.

  • Immigrated to Oakland, California with parents and siblings in 1889.
  • Established the Partington Art School in San Francisco with father J. H. E. Partington.
  • Returned to Oakland from San Francisco following the 1906 Earthquake's destruction of the art school.
  • Curator of the Piedmont Art Gallery on the estate of Frank Havens.
  • Prolific painter of local portraits.
  • Member of the Athenian-Nile Club.
  • Exhibited at the Oakland Industrial Expo of 1896, among many other venues
  • Richard Partington's works can be found in the Oakland Museum.

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