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John Henry Twachtman

 (1853 - 1902)
John Henry Twachtman was active/lived in New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Ohio.  John Twachtman is known for landscape and portrait painting, illustrator.

John Henry Twachtman

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Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, John Twachtman became a leading Impressionist and Tonalist painter of atmospheric landscapes of the late 19th century.  He was a founding member of Ten American Painters, a group that broke away from the disciplines of the Academy of Design in New York City.  Art historian William Gerdts described Twachtman as "the most consistently admired of all the Impressionists painters until the denunciation of Impressionism in American in the wake of more avant-garde developments.(108).

He first studied at the Ohio Mechanics Institute, and in 1874 began to paint with Frank Duveneck, an artist of the Munich School of direct, impasto brushwork, often in dark tones.  In 1875, Twachtman went to Eu  ...  Displaying 750 of 23225 characters.

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About  John Henry Twachtman

Born:  1853 - Cincinnati, Ohio
Died:   1902 - Gloucester, Massachusetts
Known for:  landscape and portrait painting, illustrator