(1846 - 1918)
Clement Nye Swift was active/lived in Massachusetts. Clement Swift is known for landscape, animal, ship, marine genre.
Biography Clement Swift
Clement Nye Swift was born in the town of Acushnet, Massachusetts and lived their his entire life, dying there in 1918.
He first aspired to be an animal painter, and traveled abroad to study
the style of French painters. His work met with critical acclaim, and
he exhibited in the famous Paris Salon from 1872-1881.
He also wrote poetry -- in particular, verses which were published in
the New Bedford Standard on August 27, 1916, featuring "The Ship that
Never Will Sail" in praise of the building of the Lagoda ship model at
the Whaling Museum.
Submitted November 2005 by John McSwain.