(1849 - 1937)
Charles Melville Dewey was active/lived in New York. Charles Dewey is known for landscape, animal and floral view painting.
Biography Charles Dewey
Born in Lowville, New York, Charles Dewey was known primarily for his landscape paintings, especially of rural scenes. With half-light, often luminosity*, and color gradations ranging from effects of subdued mornings to evenings, his work is typical of Tonalism*. Most of his landscapes were of American scenery, but he also painting scenes from the English countryside, where he toured for several summers.
As an adolescent from ages twelve to seventeen, he was confined to bed from a hip disease, and with plenty of time for contemplation "formed the poetic conception of nature, which appears in his pictures." (Wikipedia)
Melville studied at the National Academy of Design* in New York City for several years, 1869-1871, 1873-
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