(1859 - 1918)
Edward Stott was active/lived in United Kingdom. Edward Stott is known for painting.
Biography Edward Stott
Edward William Stott was born on April 25, 1859 in Rochdale, Greater
Manchester, the son of mill-owner and mayor of the borough. In 1880 he
moved to Paris, against the will of his family, to study initially at
the atelier of the portrait painter Carolus-Duran and later, from 1882
to 1884, under Alexandre Cabanel at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts.
described as "the poet-painter of twilights” and is famous for his
atmospheric rural and biblical scenes that he lets appear in a
particular lighting. As a British artist trained in Paris, Stott was
strongly influenced by the rural Naturalism of Jean-François Millett,
Bastien-Lepage and the Impressionism of Claude Monet.
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