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Thomas Wilmer Dewing

 (1851 - 1938)
Thomas Wilmer Dewing was active/lived in New York, New Hampshire.  Thomas Dewing is known for tonalist female figure, idealized portrait.

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Thomas Wilmer Dewing


Born in Boston, Massachusetts, Thomas Dewing became a noted figure painter of idealized women, rendered simply with limited palette in a style primarily associated with Tonalism* in an era when Impressionism* was gaining dominance.  Unlike most tonalists who painted landscapes, he adopted that style to figure work in which one color was dominant and reflective and infused the atmosphere as a whole.  Many of his figure works were placed in lush green landscapes, but they are mostly decorative with little identification of specific locale.  Dewing was also an accomplished painter of multipaneled screens, many of them decorated with Oriental motif influence

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About  Thomas Wilmer Dewing

Born:  1851 - Boston, Massachusetts
Died:   1938 - Boston, Massachusetts
Known for:  tonalist female figure, idealized portrait