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William Dana

 (1833 - 1927)
William Parsons Winchester Dana was active/lived in Massachusetts, New York, Rhode Island / France, England.  William Dana is known for marine, beach genre, and landscape painting.

Biography   William Dana


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A marine painter, well-known in the United States and France, he was a life-long friend of John Singer Sargent.

Born in Boston, Massachusetts in 1933, he went to sea at an early age, but settled in Paris, France after a few years, where he then lived for over 30 years.  Dana studied art in Paris at the Ecole de Beaux Arts under Le Poittevin and Couture, and became a regular exhibitor at the Annual  Salon, where his pictures were 'Hors Concours'.  His seascape 'Solitude' showing a deserted waste of the great waters of the Atlantic under a moonlit sky won a gold medal for the year at the Paris International Exhibition of 1878, and several of his p   ...  Displaying 750 of 1334 characters.

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The U.S. Frigate "Constitution" Chased by an English Squadron, July 1812
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On the Beach
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