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 Arthur Wesley Dow  (1857 - 1922)

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Lived/Active: New York/Massachusetts      Known for: landscape, coastal view and marine painting

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BIOGRAPHY for Arthur Wesley Dow
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1857 (Ipswich, Massachusetts)
 
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1922 (Huntington, New York)

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New York/Massachusetts

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Painters of Grand Canyon
San Francisco Panama-Pacific Exhibition 1915
Tonalism
Born in Ipswich, Massachusetts, Arthur Dow was a painter and printmaker of Oriental motifs whose teaching greatly influenced the first generation of American modernists including Max Weber and Georgia O'Keeffe.

He in turn was influenced by William Morris Hunt, other French Barbizon painters, and Frank Duveneck. From 1884 to 1889, he painted in Paris, studying at the Academie Julian, and in Brittany at Pont Aven where he undoubtedly met Paul Gaughin but was most affected there by the paint (showing 500 of 11632 characters).



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