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American, 20th century, male.

Born 1897, in Topeka (Kansas); died 1966, in Albuquerque.

Painter. Landscapes.

Kenneth Miller Adams was a landscape artist who exhibited at the Salon d'Automne in 1922.

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American, 19th – 20th century, male.

Active in France.

Born 1861, in Columbus (Ohio); died 1936, in Giverny, France.

Painter. Figures, portraits, interiors with figures, landscapes with figures, waterscapes, winter landscapes, harbour views, gardens.

Theodore Butler studied under Monet and lived in Giverny. He married Monet's stepdaughter Suzanne Hoshedé in ...

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American, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1861, in Hartford (Kentucky); died 1942.

Painter, pastellist. Figures, nudes, portraits, genre scenes, interiors with figures, landscapes with figures, landscapes, gardens.

Cragsmoor Artists' Colony.

Charles Courtney Curran studied in turn in Cincinnati, at the Fine Arts Academy, at the Art Students League in New York and, in 1888, at the Académie Julian in Paris under Benjamin-Constant, Jules Lefebvre and H. Lucien Doucet. He returned to Paris on a number of occasions, but from 1903 lived mainly at the Cragsmoor artists' colony....

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American, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1872, in Boston (Massachusetts); died 1945.

Painter. Portraits, landscapes, animals.

Robert Franz Curry was primarily a landscape artist. Born at the time of the Impressionist movement, he was part of a generation of artists who showed great sensitivity to the influence of the seasons and the weather on the landscape. In the titles of his paintings he often refers to the time of day, the season and the weather, with terms such as 'at twilight', 'winter's day' and 'snowy'....

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American, 20th – 21st century, female.

Born 1953, in Cleveland (Ohio).

Painter. Landscapes.

April Gornik's paintings reflect her deep knowledge of 19th-century landscape artists. Her work does not quote directly from earlier works, however, and is distinguished by her detached vision, resolutely avoiding any hint of Romanticism. Her work has featured in a number of group exhibitions and one-woman shows, including ...

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American, 20th century, male.

Born 12 March 1886, in Colorado; died 1939.

Painter, watercolourist. Landscapes.

Robert Hallowell worked in the south of France. He was a landscape artist who rendered the slightest variations in temperature with great sensitivity.

New York, 21 Jan 1987: Still-life with Tulips...

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American, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 4 January 1853, in Paris; died 1926.

Painter. Landscapes with figures, landscapes, animals.

George Inness Junior was the son and pupil of the landscape artist George Inness. He has an important place in the American School. He was a member of the National Academy ...

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American, 19th century, male.

Born 20 February 1829, in Philadelphia; died 23 April 1905, in Palm Beach (Florida).

Painter, dramatic artist.

Joseph Jefferson was very well known as an actor in America, but also as a landscape artist. Several of his works are in various American museums. He owned a large collection of paintings which was sold in New York on ...

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American, 20th century, female.

Active in France.

Born 1876, in New York.

Painter, pastellist. Portraits, genre scenes, landscapes.

Elisabeth Kruseman van Elten was the daughter of the landscape artist Hendrick Dirk. She studied under G. Courtois and R. Collin.

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American, 20th–21st century, female.

Active in New York and Colorado.

Born October 1959, in Athens (Ohio).

Sculptor, landscape artist, architect.

Environmental Art, Land Art.

Maya Lin studied architecture at Yale University, obtaining a BA in 1981 and an MA in 1986. In 1987, Yale awarded her an honorary doctorate in fine arts. She taught in the Yale art history department, the school of landscape design at Harvard University, and the Phillips Exeter Academy. She also worked as a design consultant and an architectural designer....

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American, 19th – 20th century, female.

Active from 1885 to 1909 active in France.

Born 11 August 1858, in New Haven (Connecticut); died 1946, in Bronxville (New York).

Painter, miniaturist. Figures, nudes, portraits, scenes with figures, interiors with figures, landscapes, gardens, flowers. Murals.

Mary Louise Fairchild was a student at the School of Fine Art in St Louis. There she was awarded a bursary, which enabled her to set up for three years, from ...

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American, 20th century, male.

Born 6 March 1882, in New York; died 1960.

Painter.

Herbert Meyer was a student at the Art Students League in New York and studied under Dumond. He was a member of the Salmagundi Club. As a landscape artist Meyer had a perfect, comprehensive and vigorous command of his descriptive craft....

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American, 20th century, female.

Born 1876, in Elgin (Illinois); died 1965, in Leawood (Kansas).

Painter (including gouache), watercolourist. Landscapes, gardens, street scenes, flowers, scenes with figures.

Jane Peterson studied at the Pratt Institute of Design, New York (1885-1901), at the Art Students League in New York, in London under Frank Brangwyn, in Paris under Emile Blanche and André Hiteiteh, and in Madrid with painter Joaquín Sorolla y Batida. She travelled widely, even joining Louis Comfort Tiffany on a continental painting trip in his private railway carriage. Peterson taught at the Art Students League from 1914 to 1919 and at the Maryland Institute in Baltimore. Her early work focused on New England beach and pier scenes. From 1925 she concentrated on large floral paintings with rich brocades and gold or silver backgrounds....

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American, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 16 October 1861, in New York; died 12 September 1933, in Cornish.

Painter, engraver, architect, garden designer. Seascapes, landscapes, interiors.

Charles Adams Platt was a student of the National Academy of Design, the Art Students League of New York and of Lefebvre and Boulanger in Paris. He belonged to the American Federation of the Arts. He won a bronze medal at the Paris Exhibition of ...

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American, 20th century, male.

Active in the USA from 1900.

Born 6 January 1889, in Kamenets-Poldoski, Russia; died 1963, in Winona, Minnesota.

Painter. Figures, nudes, interiors with figures, gardens, landscapes, still-lifes.

Louis Ritman emigrated to the USA as a child. He studied with William Chase, John Vanderpoel and Wellington Jarard Reynolds at various art schools before setting sail for Paris in ...

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American, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 28 October 1858, in Detroit (Michigan); died 1930.

Painter, pastellist. Nudes, scenes with figures, genre scenes, interiors with figures, urban landscapes, gardens.

Julius C. Rolshoven studied under Bouguereau and Tony Robert-Fleury. He exhibited in Paris at the Salon of the Société Nationale des Beaux-Arts....

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American, male.

Landscape artist.

G.P. Turner is mentioned by Miss Florence Levy.

New York, 17-18 March 1909: Landscape, USD 85

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American, 18th – 19th century, male.

Active in New York.

Landscape artist.

Jacob Caleb Ward was the brother of Charles V. Ward.

Kansas City (Missouri): Natural Bridge in Virginia