(1864 - 1943)
George W. Picknell was active/lived in Connecticut, Vermont / France. George Picknell is known for landscape,coastal view, and figure painting.
Biography George Picknell
George W. Picknell was born in North Springfield, Vermont on June 26, 1864. A landscape specialist and brother of noted painter William Lamb Picknell, George Picknell became widely know for his renderings of Connecticut and rural France.
Picknell lived in Boston, MA, for much of his boyhood and worked as an apprentice to a Boston engraver before he left for Paris in 1887 where he studied at the Julian Academy (Academie Julian) under Jules Lefebvre and Benjamin Constant from 1887 until 1890. On his return to the U.S., Picknell worked for some years as an illustrator in Boston and New York. Then he returned to Paris for about 15 years where he regularly exhibited his works of the French countryside at the Paris Salon and at important
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