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Edward Emerson Simmons

 (1852 - 1931)
Edward Emerson Simmons was active/lived in Massachusetts, New York / France.  Edward Simmons is known for mural, marine, landscape and figure painting.

Edward Emerson Simmons

Primarily a mural painter, Edward Simmons, a marginal member of the Ten, also excelled in plein-air figure and landscape painting.  His mother's brother was Ralph Waldo Emerson and his father was a Unitarian minister named George Frederick Simmons, making Edward a product of a rather austere, hearty, New England stock.  Through the years, the parlor in his family home resembled the set of an American history pageant.  He remembered seeing Emerson, Charles Sumner, former senator from Massachusetts, known for his anti-slavery stance, John Brown, Thoreau, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and the painter Charles H. Davis. 

Simmons, born in Concord, Massachusetts on October 27, 1852, studied at Harvard, then traveled to Cincin  ...  Displaying 750 of 22018 characters.

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About  Edward Emerson Simmons

Born:  1852 - Concord, Massachusetts
Died:   1931 - Baltimore, Maryland
Known for:  mural, marine, landscape and figure painting