(1866 - 1926)
George Washington Stevens was active/lived in Ohio. George Stevens is known for landscape and marine, museum administration.
Biography George Stevens
George Washington Stevens was born in Utica, New York, January 16,
1866. He attended Utica Academy, where his interests were largely
centered upon the sciences, and particularly astronomy. He
originally pursued a newspaper career, first in Utica, then in 1889, in
Springfield. In 1890 he took a job on the Toledo Bee, later moving to the Toledo Times editorial staff.
He began painting as a pastime during the early 1890's, and studied
under Edmund H. Osthaus in Toledo and with J. Francis Murphy in New
York. Stevens was one of the founders, in 1895, of the Toledo
Tile Club, which campaigned vigorously for the establishment of an art
museum in Toledo. As an organization, they
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