William Guy Wall
(1792 - 1864)
William Guy Wall was active/lived in New York / Ireland. William Wall is known for landscape and some marine painting.
Biography William Guy Wall
The following is from Cornelia Moynihan, who credits Grove Dictionary of Art
(b Dublin, 1792; d Ireland, c. 1864).
painter of Irish birth. He arrived in New York in 1812, already
well-trained as an artist and soon became famous for his sensitive
watercolour views of the Hudson River Valley and environs. Some
of these watercolours were published as engravings by John Hill and his
son John William Hill in the Hudson River Portfolio (New York, 18215), the first book to make Americans aware of the beauty and sublimity of their own scenery.
Wall is often seen as a forerunner or early member of the HUDSON RIVER SCHOOL. Good examples of his work are the "Covered Bridge across
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