Horace Talmage Day
(1909 - 1984)
Horace Talmage Day was active/lived in Virginia, South Carolina / China. Horace Day is known for portrait, still life, figure and landscape easel painting, murals.
Biography Horace Talmage Day
Though his life began continents away, Horace Day is best remembered for his regionalist paintings that celebrate the landscape and culture of the American South. The son of American missionaries serving in China, Day exhibited early artistic talent, recording the Asian landscape of his youth in both watercolor and oil in a style inspired by Claude Lorrain. His formal training began at the age of eighteen, when he arrived in New York and enrolled at the Art Students League. From 1927-1931, he studied there under such respected artists as Kenneth Hayes Miller, Kimon Nicolaides, and Boardman Robinson. The recipient of several Tiffany Foundation summer fellowships, Day served as artist-in-residence at the Henry Street Settlement in Manhattan f
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