(1870 - 1938)
Walter Granville-Smith was active/lived in New York, New Jersey. Walter GranvilleSmith is known for color illustration, genre, figure, landscape and coastal scene painting.
Biography Walter Granville-Smith
Born in South Granville, New York on 28 January 1870, Walter Granville-Smith, reportedly produced the first color illustration in America, which appeared in Godey's Lady Magazine, in conjunction with a story entitled "The Christmas Witch," by Gertrude Atherton. Others of his illustrations appeared in such publications as Harper's, Scribner's, Truth and Collier's. The most popular of these subjects was women depicted in either interior or out-of-door scenes.
Granville-Smith, however, counted success in more than simply illustration. Winning numerous prizes from such institutions as the National Academy of Design, the Carnegie Institute, the American Water Colo
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