(1864 - 1940)
Thomas Jefferson Willison was active/lived in Ohio. Thomas Willison is known for landscape.
Thomas Jefferson Willison was born in Brent, Kentucky., into a prosperous middle-class family. Willison spent his early years working as a salesman for his father's lumber company. (The young Harlan Hubbard, landscape painter, had a studio in the Willison lumber mill).
Willison studied art in nearby Cincinnati during the Duveneck years. He is noted for his intimate landscapes of the countryside in the Miami and Ohio river valleys. He died in Cleveland.
Written and submitted April 2004 by Warren Payne, art professional from Louisville, Kentucky.