(1859 - 1932)
Elliott Daingerfield was active/lived in New York, North Carolina. Elliott Daingerfield is known for poetic landscape and visionary-religious mural painting.
Image copyrigtht by J.K. McKinley, 1922
Biography Elliott Daingerfield
Born in Harper's Ferry, Virginia, Elliott Daingerfield was a talented
watercolorist who earned a strong reputation while very young but was
most known for his depictions of the Grand Canyon which he first
visited in 1911.
He painted his colorful, mystical landscapes
from memory, and his oil painting, The Genius of the Canyon brought
$15,000. in 1920. Likely this was the highest price paid to date
for a work by a living painter. Completed in 1913, it resulted
from his being part of a Santa Fe Railroad sponsored trip to the Grand
Canyon of eastern artists. He regarded modernist artists as "anti
God" and railed against them. He later had a studio at Carmel,
California and frequently traveled into
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