(1858 - 1916)
Henry Ward Ranger was active/lived in New York, Connecticut. Henry Ranger is known for landscape painting-forest interiors.
A key person in the establishment of the Old Lyme, Connecticut art
colony in 1899, Henry Ward Ranger is regarded as the leader of the
Tonalist movement in America and was a leading painter in this country
in the late 19th and early 20th-centuries.
He was born in
Geneseo and raised in Syracuse, New York, and in 1873, enrolled in the
College of Fine Arts at Syracuse University, where his father was a
professor of photography and drawing. Two years later, he became
a re-toucher of paintings in his father's studio and did not earn a
college degree. He also spent much time in New York City, where
he was a writer of music criticism and visited galleries, where he had
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