Edgar J Taylor
Edgar J. Taylor was active/lived in Connecticut, New York. Edgar Taylor is known for portrait, figure, illustrator.
Biography Edgar J. Taylor
Edgar Taylor, a landscape and figure painter, was born in Brooklyn New York in 1862. As a young man Edgar showed an interest in art, and while in his teens, he attended The Art Students League in New York City. The school curriculum placed an emphasis life drawing and portraiture, and he was required to draw from plaster casts. Taylor also studied at the National Academy of Design.
Among his mentors were James Carol Beckworth (1852-1917) and Thomas C Eakins (1844-1916). The greatest influence came from Eakins who emphasized the importance of accurate anatomical details when rendering the human figure. His detailed observations are carefully rendered in the Eakins method. Although carefully executed, they are not over polished or sli
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