(1865 - 1948)
Dewitt Clinton Peters was active/lived in New York, Connecticut, Maryland. Dewitt Peters is known for portrait, figure, illustrator.
Biography Dewitt Peters
He was born at the army hospital in Ft. McHenry, Baltimore, MD in 1865. Peters studied at the Academie Julian in Paris, France, with Lefebvre and Boulanger from 1886 to 1888; at the Ecole des Beaux Arts with Gerome, and with Collin. At the age of 23 he was awarded a bronze medal at the Exposition Universelle in Paris in 1889, where his older friend and mentor, John Singer Sargent took the gold. He also exhibited at the Paris Salon in 1888, 1889, and 1891. He exhibited at the Societe des Beaux-Arts from 1894 to 1896, the National Academy of Design in 1899, and the Society of Independent Artists in 1917.
Peters lived and worked in Paris, Baltimore, New York and Connecticut, and was a prominent
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