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George Lafayette Clough

 (1824 - 1901)
George Lafayette Clough was active/lived in New York.  George Clough is known for landscape, marine, and portrait painting.

George Lafayette Clough

George Lafayette Clough was born September 18, 1824, in Auburn, New York, and was that city's leading landscapist and, known as a Hudson River School painter, became Auburn's most noted resident painter of the mid-century.  His mother was widowed shortly after his birth, and he was raised without paternal influence.  He had little formal education and was employed by the age of ten.  By age fifteen he had taken up painting, and his first and informal art influence came from the portraitist, Randall Palmer.

In 1844 Clough opened his own studio in Auburn.  About that time Charles Loring Elliott came to Auburn to paint a portrait of William Henry Seward, a local statesman, and chose Clough's studio for that  ...  Displaying 750 of 2837 characters.

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About  George Lafayette Clough

Born:  1824 - Auburn, New York
Died:   1901 - Auburn, New York
Known for:  landscape, marine, and portrait painting