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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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QUICK FACTS AND KEYWORDS for William Leigh
Birth/Death Lived/Active Often Known For
- 1866 (Berkeley County, West Virginia)
- 1955 (New York City)
New York/Maryland/West Virginia / Germany frontier genre, landscape and animal paintings
Notable Gallery Representation, Pre 21st Century
* Grand Central Art Galleries, New York City

  
Exhibition/Expo: Regional/National/International
* AskART Panama Pacific Expo
* Louisiana Purchase Expo, St. Louis World's Fair 1904
* Panama Pacific Exhibition of 1915
* World's Columbian Exposition, 1892-1893

  
Exhibition: Art Association
* American Water Color Society, Painters in Water Color-
* National Academy of Design-
* Salmagundi Club, New York City-

  
Exhibition: Museum
* Art Institute of Chicago
* Corcoran Gallery, Washington DC
* Royal Academy of Arts, London
* Whitney Museum of American Art

  
Exhibition: Art Gallery/Salon
* Paris Salons

  
Methods
* Diorama, Museum Display Background
* Easel Painting
* Illustration, Illustrator
* Murals of Fresco, Mixed Media, Mosaic or Paint
* Sculpture, Sculptor

  
Media
* Chalk
* Charcoal
* Fresco
* Gouache
* Ink
* Oil Paint
* Pastel Painting
* Pen and Ink
* Tempera
* Watercolor, Watercolour

  
Styles
* Impressionism Before 1940
* Realist, Realism, Representational, Naturalist

  
Subjects
* Animals, Mammals
* Birds, Ornithology
* Cowboys
* Desert Landscape
* Figure, Figurative, Human Figure
* Genre, Human Activity
* History: Historical Figures, Sites, Events
* Indians, Native Americans
* Landscape
* Military Figure, Portrait, Battle Scenes
* Mountain Views
* National Parks and/or State Parks
* North American Frontier Genre, Pioneers
* Portraits
* Skyscape
* Western: Cowboys, Indians, Horses
* Wildlife, Wild Animal

  
Geography/Places Lived and/or Worked
* Arizona Before 1945
* Europe
* Germany Before 1900
* Grand Canyon, Arizona
* Hopi Reservation, Arizona
* Hubbell Trading Post, Ganado, Arizona
* Mystic, Connecticut
* Navajo Reservation
* New Mexico Before 1940
* Niagara Falls
* Paris Studied and/or Worked Before 1900
* Taos, New Mexico Before 1940
* Virginia Before 1900
* West Virginia Before 1920
* Yellowstone National Park

  
Art Association
* Allied Artists of America-
* American Water Color Society
* National Academy of Design, Elected Member
* Salmagundi Club, New York City

  
Schools
* Art Students League of New York, Teacher
* German Academies Before 1900
* Grand Central School (Academy) of Art, Student
* Maryland Institute of Design, College of Art, Student
* Munich Academy of Fine Arts, Royal Academy, Student
* Traphagen School of Design, Student
* Traphagen School of Design-Teacher

  
Awards/Recognition
* Benjamin West Clinedinst Memorial Medal

  
Chronology
* Early 20th Century Before 1950
* Late 19th Century, After Civil War

  
Some Collections
* Anschutz Collection
* C. R. Smith Collection-Western
* Harmsen Western Art Collection
* J.L Hubbell Collection, Arizona
* John F Eulich Collection
* Picerne Arizona Landmark Collection
* Santa Fe Railway
* Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection
* Walter Bimson Western Art Collection
* William Foxley Collection-Western

  
Added Description
* Animal Specialty
* Art Educator: School Teaching, Public Lectures, Workshops
* COLLIER'S Magazine Illustrator, Photographer
* Genre Specialty
* Grand Canyon Specialty
* Landscape Specialty
* Mural Specialty
* Railroad Promotion Commissioned Artist
* SCRIBNER'S Magazine Illustrator
* Western Subject Specialty

  
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Embarrassed (Range Pony in Town)
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