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Winckworth Gay

 (1821 - 1910)
Winckworth Allan Gay was active/lived in Massachusetts.  Winckworth Gay is known for landscape, marine-coastal view.

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Winckworth Gay


Winckworth Allan Gay was a painter of landscapes including many scenes of Europe and the Orient and also did an occasional portrait.  His landscape style combined Tonalism of the Barbizon School and serenity and vistas of the Hudson River School.  He was one of the first Americans to be influenced by the Barbizon style of painting from France, was one of the earliest Americans to study in Paris, and was one of the first, possibly the first, American painter to live and paint in Japan.

He was born in 1821 in West Hingham, Massachusetts.   He is known to have studied with Robert W. Weir in West Point, New York in 1838, and was painting in the Boston area in the early 1840s, as suggested by his first kn  ...  Displaying 750 of 2647 characters.



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About  Winckworth Gay

Born:  1821 - West Hingham, Massachusetts
Died:   1910 - West Hingham, Massachusetts
Known for:  landscape, marine-coastal view