Thomas Walter Pickard
(1865 - 1953)
Thomas Walter Pickard was active/lived in Ohio, California, Michigan, Ontario / Canada. Thomas Pickard is known for impressionist landscape painting.
Biography Thomas Walter Pickard
Thomas Walter Pickard 1865-1953
Thomas Pickard was born in Galt, Waterloo, Ontario, the son of William and Ann Walter (Johns) Pickard. By 1890 he was living in Columbus, Ohio, where he became widely known in the carriage manufacturing business. His artistic education is unknown, but he was considered an extremely talented artist and kept a studio at his home. Local newspaper articles commented on his abilities and his obituary referred to him as "the dean of Ohio landscape artists", although only local exhibition records were known.
His obituary comments that "for years he made annual pilgrimages to California, painting pictures enroute," and that he "often visited his native Canada for the background of his winte
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