(1821 - 1910)
Winckworth Allan Gay was active/lived in Massachusetts. Winckworth Gay is known for landscape, marine-coastal view.
Biography Winckworth Gay
Winckworth Allan Gay was a painter of landscapes including many scenes
of Europe and the Orient and also did an occasional portrait. His
landscape style combined Tonalism of the Barbizon School and serenity
and vistas of the Hudson River School. He was one of the first
Americans to be influenced by the Barbizon style of painting from
France, was one of the earliest Americans to study in Paris, and was
one of the first, possibly the first, American painter to live and
paint in Japan.
He was born in 1821 in West Hingham, Massachusetts. He is
known to have studied with Robert W. Weir in West Point, New York in
1838, and was painting in the Boston area in the early 1840s, as
suggested by his first kn
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