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American, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1869, in Hartford (Connecticut); died 1953, in Byfield (Massachusetts).

Painter. Landscapes.

Henry Hammond Ahl, like many American Impressionist painters, studied in Europe, at the Royal Bavarian Academy in Munich. On his return to the USA he adopted the Impressionist style completely and exhibited in the Boston galleries....

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Isabel L. Taube

Term applied variously to describe a specific style, movement, and artistic affiliation embraced by American artists from about 1885 to 1920. Impressionism began in France in the early 1870s and later spread throughout Europe and the USA. While artists continue to paint in an Impressionist style today, art historians generally use the term American Impressionism to refer to an historical tendency that gained prominence and flourished during the last decades of the 19th century and first decades of the 20th. Impressionism began as a radical reaction to more conservative approaches to painting, and only in the early 20th century did it become a mainstream style in comparison with other developments in modern art. American Impressionism included a diversity of approaches, usually attributed to geographic and regional differences....

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American, 20th century, female.

Born 1923, in New York.

Painter.

Rosemarie Beck's pictures, which are painted in oil and wax, have a tendency towards abstraction, but are also reminiscent of Impressionism. From 1949, she exhibited at Wellesley College, and also featured at the Whitney Annuals from ...

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Bailey Van Hook

American painter, etcher and teacher. Benson attended the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, from 1880 to 1883 as a student of Otto Grundmann (1844–90) and Frederick Crowninshield (1845–1918). In 1883 he travelled with his fellow student and lifelong friend ...

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American, 20th century, male.

Born 1886; died 1968.

Painter. Landscapes.

Walter Biggs studied under Lucius Hitchcock, Edward Penfield and Robert Henri. He is noted for his Impressionistic technique and lush colour, and did colour illustrations for journals such as Redbook, Harper's, Good Housekeeping, Cosmopolitan, McCall's...

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Marian Yoshiki-Kovinick

American painter and muralist. At the age of 12, she spent a year visiting the important galleries of Europe, which instilled in her aspirations of becoming an artist. Later, in San Francisco, she attended the California School of Design (c. 1888) under Emil Carlsen and the San Francisco Art Students League (...

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American, 20th century, male.

Born 1901; died 1966.

Painter. Landscapes, still-lifes, flowers.

Dines Carlsen's landscapes show the same meticulous attention to changes in time, season and weather as was demonstrated by the Impressionists.

New York, 25 Oct 1979: Still-life (1929, oil on canvas, 24 × 25 ins/61 × 63.5 cm) ...

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Nancy Mowll Mathews

American painter and printmaker, active in France. One of the great American expatriates of the later 19th century (along with Sargent and Whistler), Cassatt was an active member of the Impressionist group in Paris and carved out a lasting international reputation for her famous ‘modern’ representations of the mother and child (see fig.). Because of her success, her life and art have been closely examined to gain a better understanding of how gender affects artists during their lifetimes and afterwards in historical perspective....

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Carolyn Kinder Carr

American painter and printmaker. Chase received his early training in Indianapolis from the portrait painter Barton S. Hays (1826–75). In 1869 he went to New York to study at the National Academy of Design where he exhibited in 1871. That year he joined his family in St Louis, where John Mulvaney (...

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Mexican, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1866, in Zempoala; died 1935, in Mexico City.

Painter. Landscapes.

Clausell moved to Mexico City at the age of 20 and became a lawyer. In 1890 he travelled around Europe and discovered Impressionist painting. He was a self-taught painter, encouraged by Gerardo Murillo. Most of his work shows views of Mexico painted in rich colours....

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American, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1856, in Philadelphia; died 1937.

Painter. Landscapes, urban landscapes, figures.

Colin Campbell Cooper studied in Philadelphia and then in Paris, where he appears to have discovered Impressionist painting. His work suggests that he visited England, the shores of the Mediterranean and Venice....

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Charlotte Moser

American painter and illustrator. He first trained as an architectural draughtsman at the Academy of Design, Chicago (1878). After studying briefly at the Art Institute of Chicago, he went to New York, where he attended the Gotham School and the Art Students League (...

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Ross C. Anderson

American painter. He first studied in Cincinnati, at the McMicken School of Design, and in 1875 travelled to Munich, where he attended the Kunstakademie with Frank Duveneck, whom he later accompanied on a trip to Italy. DeCamp returned to America in 1883 and settled in Boston, where he embarked on a highly successful career. He exhibited regularly with many arts organizations in Boston and New York and held several influential teaching posts, including instructor of antique drawing at the Boston Museum School. In ...

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American, 20th century, male.

Born 1873, in Philadelphia; died 1934.

Painter.

Frank Desch lived in Provincetown, MA, before moving to New York City. He worked mostly in oil and focused on figure and portrait subjects in an Impressionist style. He was a member of the Salmagundi Club, the Allied Artists of America, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art and Provincetown Art Association. He exhibited at the Art Institute of Chicago, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art, the Salmagundi Club and the Corcoran Gallery in Washington....

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American, 19th–20th century, female.

Born 1870, in Brooklyn, New York; died 1923, in Saranac, New York.

Painter. Landscapes, murals.

American post-Impressionism.

Dreier was the elder sister of the painter Katherine Sophie Dreier, with whom she travelled in Europe and founded the Cooperative Mural Workshops in 1914....

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American, 20th century, male.

Born 1916, in New York.

Painter.

Ronnie Elliott held solo exhibitions in Paris in 1948 and 1952, then in the USA in New York. He was initially influenced by the Impressionism of Cézanne, then in 1937 by the Surrealists. He evolved towards the abstract style of Kandinsky and Mondrian and from ...

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American, 20th century, female.

Born 18 May 1938, in Boston.

Painter, watercolourist, graphic artist, printmaker. Still-lifes, figures, landscapes.

Janet Fish's grandfather, Clark Voorhees, was an American Impressionist painter, her father was an art history teacher, and her mother, Florence Whistler Fish, was a sculptor and ceramicist. Fish studied sculpture and printmaking at Smith College, Northampton, MA, obtaining a BA in 1960; at Yale University School of Art and Architecture, New Haven (1961-1963), receiving a BFA and an MFA; and at Skowhegan School of Art, Maine (summer 1962). She has taught at the School of Visual Arts, New York; Skowhegan School of Art; Institute of Fine Arts, Santa Fe; Vermont Studio Center, Johnston; and has held the Albert Dorne visiting professorship at the University of Bridgeport, CT. Fish lives in New York City and near Rutland, Vermont....

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American, 20th century, female.

Born in the USA.

Painter.

Ann Gale's paintings depict a universe of dereliction, where suspended time can no longer satisfy the existential turpitude of the characters. She uses the Impressionist technique to give a hazy image of them, creating a pictorial blur, but actually giving a view of the other side and in many aspects the harsh reality of the mirror image. She showed her works in a solo exhibition at the Dean Jensen gallery in Milwaukee in ...

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Laura E. Leaper

American painter and printmaker. Hale was among the first generation of artists collectively known as the Boston school of painting. Her work in this group and her prominent role as an advocate for women in the arts helped future generations of American women to further their pursuits as artists. She taught classes in the 1870s and 1880s, encouraging women to develop their interests and talents, and offered support to younger generations of women looking for their place in Boston society. Hale often painted young women in interiors, which was a typical subject of the Boston school. Although her works were included in exhibitions at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, the Paris Salon and the World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago, among others, she never showed her work in a solo show during her lifetime....

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Marisa J. Pascucci

American painter of Russian birth. Halpert arrived in New York City as a child in 1889 and grew up on the Lower East Side with other Eastern European Jewish immigrants. He spent most of his life studying independently and working in New York City and Paris. He was married to Edith Gregor Halpert, owner and director of Downtown Gallery, which played a major role in the rise of modern art in the United States....