Thomas Prichard Rossiter
(1818 - 1871)
Thomas Prichard Rossiter was active/lived in New York, Connecticut. Thomas Rossiter is known for portrait, history, religion, landscape.
Biography Thomas Prichard Rossiter
Born in New Haven, Connecticut, Thomas Rossiter began his career as a
portrait artist but also did historical and religious genre and Hudson
River landscapes including Niagara Falls, influenced by his good friends, Thomas Cole,
Asher Durand and John Kensett.
He opened a studio in New Haven in 1838, and the next year in Troy, New
York. From 1840 to 1846, he was in Europe, traveling part of the
time with Durand, Kensett, Cole and John Casilear. Upon his
return he settled in New York and shared a studio with Kensett and
Louis Lang and earned his living from portraits. However, his
religious paintings received attention as two of them toured the United
States: Miriam and Rebecca at the Wall
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