(1837 - 1907)
George Edward Candee was active/lived in Connecticut. George Candee is known for landscape, still life, portrait, figure.
Biography George Candee
Described by the New Haven Register newspaper as "the artist who refused to part with his works," George Candee was a prolific and highly regarded landscape and still-life painter. His style was realist combined with tonalism and luminism. Between 1865 and 1870, he traveled and sketched extensively in Pennsylvania, New York, and Connecticut and then created finishing oils and watercolors in his New Haven studio.
He was born in New Haven, where his family's business was the Candee Rubber Company. His father was a conservative businessman, who discouraged his son from becoming an artist, but Candee's uncle, James English who was then Governor of Connecticut, recognized his talent and sent him to Rome where he could study with great art
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