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Roswell Douglas Sawyer

 (1850 - 1896)
Roswell Douglas Sawyer was active/lived in New York / Italy.  Roswell Sawyer is known for painting.

Roswell Douglas Sawyer

Biography from Gary Wallace Auctioneers

Roswell Douglas Sawyer -19th century painter was born in New York 1850. He died in Rome, Italy at the age of 46.

In France he studied with Gustave Boulanger and Jules Lefebvre. He exhibited at the Paris Salon 1886,1887, and at the American salon 1888. He was the brother of Ex Governor Charles H. Sawyer of Dover, NH. He was educated at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, and the University of Gottinggen Germany.

The last 15 years of his life were devoted to the study of art in New York, Paris, Berlin and Florence. His works have been admitted to the exhibitions of New York Academy, Royal Academy, and Paris Salon. The last two years of his life he was in Florence and Rome. His remains were brought back to the states 14 years after his death.

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About  Roswell Douglas Sawyer

Born:  1850 - New York City
Died:   1896 - Rome, Italy
Known for:  painting