(1807 - 1888)
Thomas Bayley Lawson was active/lived in Massachusetts. Thomas Lawson is known for portrait, still life.
Biography Thomas Lawson
Thomas Bayley Lawson — painter of portraits, still lifes, and miniatures — was born in Newburyport, MA on January 13, 1807 and died in Lowell, MA on June 4, 1888.
He began life as a dry goods clerk and later, in 1828, had his own store. Lawson trained himself by copying the work of famous artists and, in 1831, he moved to New York City and attended the National Academy of Design for six months. After his initial training of drawing from the Antique, he moved to Philadelphia in April of 1832. Months later, in October of the same year, Lawson relocated back to Newburyport where he established himself as a portrait painter.
In 1842 Lawson moved to Lowell where he painted some of the most prominent of its citizens: the
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