(1855 - 1926)
George Savary Wasson was active/lived in Maine, Massachusetts. George Wasson is known for coastal view-ship-harbor painting.
Biography George Wasson
A recorder in his paintings of the coastal culture of New England,
George Savary Wasson was a boat owner for most of his life and spent
much along along the coasts of Maine, Massachusetts and New
Hampshire. Monhegan Island was a popular destination for him.
Many of his paintings are of vessels that were rapidly being replaced
by one more powerful.
His marine interests were stimulated by his father, David Atwood
Wasson, who was a Transcendentalist minister and who traveled to
Labrador with the painter, William Bradford in 1864.
George Wasson lived at Kittery Point, Maine, across from
Portsmouth. He studied art at the Royal Academy in Wurttemberg,
Germany, and exhibition venues included the Boston A
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