Truman (General) Seymour
(1824 - 1891)
Truman (General) Seymour was active/lived in New York / Italy. Truman Seymour is known for watercolor landscape, panoramic view.
Biography Truman (General) Seymour
A watercolorist who was primarily a military man, Truman Seymour spent his retirement in Europe and did his most productive painting there. His work focused on changing light and color, and he also did vast panoramic views, reflecting his training in aerial perspective from West Point Academy.
Most of his paintings were held by his family after his death in 1891 and were not available for public viewing until the Richardson-Clarke Gallery in Boston acquired a number of them in the late 1990s. Two exceptions were special exhibitions, one of them curated by Kent Ahrens at West Point in 1974 and the other by the Everhart Museum in 1986.
Seymour was educated at West Point Academy in New York where drawing classes were required, an
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