Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 227 (Sale info: $400.00).
"b. Brooklyn, New York. Began his profession by painting portraits. Went to Europe in 1869 and became a pupil of Leon Bonnat, Paris. Also studied in Belgium and Holland. Member of the American Art Union. " 'Warming Up.' P.P. Ryder's 'Warming Up' represents an old man sitting before a kitchen stove, on a cold morning, 'warming up' with a cup of hot coffee. The old man's face is full of character, and the various details of the picture are carefully realized. - the Art Union, January, 1884." [P. 49.]
Illustrated Catalogue of Works of Art in the Art Building of the Southern Exposition at Louisville, Ky. August 16 - October 25, 1884. Prepared by Charles M. Kurtz, Director of the Art Department. Editor of National Academy Notes and the Art Union Magazine. Published for the Art Committee by John P. Morton and Company.
Artist address: New York, New York.
Artist professional affiliation: Associate National Academician; A.A.U.