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 Walter Biggs  (1886 - 1968)

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Lived/Active: New York/Virginia      Known for: magazine illustration, still-life and southern genre painting

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Birth
1886 (Elliston, Virginia)
 
Death
1968

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New York/Virginia




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magazine illustration, still-life and southern genre painting

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Born in Elliston, Virginia, Walter Biggs spent his childhood there and became an artist of much pride to his region.   He has been described as representing "the South at its best, both as a gentleman and as an artist who painted the South with sensitive artistry and poetic nostalgia." (Reed 134)  He also became known for his magazine illustrations including for Harper's, Scribner's, Good Housekeeping, and The Ladies' Home Journal, and as a painter, his style an (showing 500 of 4140 characters).



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