(1862 - 1926)
William Edwin Atkinson was active/lived in Ontario / Canada, England. William Atkinson is known for atmospheric landscape, streets scenes, still life and genre painting.
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Biography William Atkinson
William Edwin Atkinson OSA, ARCA, CAC was a painter and draftsman. He was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, where, other than for education and travel, he lived his whole life and died. His teachers included Thomas Eakins and William Bouguereau; he even had a brief association with Paul Gauguin [see footnote 1.2]. Most comprehensive Canadian art history books discuss Atkinson, and his works are in numerous Canadian museums. (1)
His mediums included oil, watercolor, ink, graphite and gouache*. His subjects were landscapes, villages, street scenes, farms, rivers, beaches, boats, still life, genre* and natural atmospheric effects such as dawn, dusk and moonlight. His styles included Tonalism* and Realism*. AskART has excelle
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