(1809 - 1856)
Albert Gallatin Hoit was active/lived in Massachusetts, New Hampshire. Albert Hoit is known for portrait, some genre, landscape.
Biography Albert Hoit
Portrait and landscape painter, Albert Gallatin Hoit graduated from Dartmouth College in 1829 and while attending gave art lessons. During the 1830's he painted portrait commissions in Thomaston, Portland, Belfast, and Bangor (Maine). By 1836, he had set up a studio in Fredericton, New Brunswick, where he was widely patronized by citizens of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, including all of the judges of the New Brunswick Supreme Court.
After 1839 he made his home in Boston. He met William Henry Harrison in 1840 on a trip to Ohio and painted his most important portrait, "William Henry Harrison". From 1842 to 1844, he visited Europe and returned to Boston building a house in Roxbury, Massachusetts, where he died in December of 1856.