Painter Middleton Manigault was born in Canada in 1887 and raised there, but was also associated with Charleston, South Carolina where his great-grandfather Joseph Manigault lived, building the Joseph Manigault House, which is still used by the Charleston Museum.
Middleton Manigault moved to New York as an eighteen-year-old. Encouraged by his parents in his art pursuits, he studied with Robert Henri and Kenneth Hayes Miller, who became his friend, at the New York School of Art. Fellow students included Edward Hopper and George Bellows. Manigault used some of Bellows' old canvases which now have both artists' signatures on the back.
He began exhibiting in 1906 at the age of nineteen. In 1912, he was i
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