Charles Seely Gaylord
(1811 - 1862)
Charles Seely Gaylord was active/lived in Connecticut. Charles Gaylord is known for landscape and portrait painting.
Biography Charles Seely Gaylord
Little is known of this landscape painter except that he attended Yale
College but left because of eye problems. He remained in his home
in Gaylordsville, Connecticut until his death on October 26, 1862, when
he was gored by a bull when he was painting a farm scene.
He was a good friend of several Hudson River painters including Thomas
Cole and Jasper Cropsey. It is thought that he was self taught as
an artist but likely was influenced by the Hudson River School of
Peter Hastings Falk, Editor, Who Was Who in American Art