(1825 - 1888)
Vincent Colyer was active/lived in Connecticut, California, New York. Vincent Colyer is known for landscape and portrait painting, exploration sketches.
Landscape painter Vincent Colyer, born in Bloomingdale, New York, earned
a reputation as a serious artist as well as skilled government
official. He is noted for the images he created of the American
West, especially Indian subjects, landscapes, and botanical
specimens. In the Eastern United States, he became a noted
Colyer studied at the National Academy
of Design in New York and with painter John Rubens Smith for four
years. From 1848 to 1860, he earned a living doing crayon
portraits. During the Civil War, he served in the medical corps, and in
1866, settled in Darien, Connecticut near his good friend, painter John
Kensett (1816-1872). Shortly thereafter, Colyer serv ... Displaying 750 of 4690 characters.