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 William Robinson Leigh  (1866 - 1955)

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Lived/Active: New York/Maryland/West Virginia / Germany      Known for: frontier genre, landscape and animal paintings

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BIOGRAPHY for William Leigh
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Birth
1866 (Berkeley County, West Virginia)
 
Death
1955 (New York City)

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New York/Maryland/West Virginia / Germany

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frontier genre, landscape and animal paintings

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Painters of Grand Canyon
San Francisco Panama-Pacific Exhibition 1915
Paris Pre 1900
Taos Pre 1940
Western Painters
Born near Falling Waters, West Virginia on a plantation a year after the Civil War, and raised in Baltimore, William Leigh became one of the foremost painters of the American West with a career of seventy-five years. Some people referred to him as the "Sagebrush Rembrandt".

He was the son of impoverished Southern aristocrats and took his first art training at age 14 from Hugh Newell (1830-1915) at the Maryland Institute where he was regarded as one of the best students in his class. From (showing 500 of 24765 characters).



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