Andrew John Henry Way
(1826 - 1888)
Andrew John Henry Way was active/lived in Maryland, District Of Columbia. Andrew Way is known for fruit still life "portraits", grapes, oysters.
Biography Andrew John Henry Way
Still life, portrait and landscape painter, Andrew John Henry Way was born in Washington, D. C., 27 April, 1826 and died in Baltimore, Maryland, 7 February, 1888. He studied first with John Peter Frankenstein in Cincinnati (c. 1847), then with Alfred Jacob Miller in Baltimore (late 1840s). In 1850 he went to Paris to study at the studio of Michel-Martin Drolling and in 1851 at the Academia della Bella Arte, Florence. After a stay in Europe of four years he returned to his native country, settling in Baltimore.
For some time he was mainly a portrait painter, but a fruit-piece that he painted about 1859 attracted the attention of Emanuel Leutze, noted German-American painter, on whose advice he devoted himself thereafter to the painti
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