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Edward Gay

 (1837 - 1928)
Edward B. Gay was active/lived in New York / Ireland.  Edward Gay is known for landscape, rural life, still-life and mural painting.

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Edward Gay


Growing up in Albany, New York, Edward Gay was among the hundreds of thousands of Irish emigrants who relocated to the United States and Canada in the wake of the Potato famine.  After settling in Albany, Gay began his art studies with the local Hudson River School artist James Hart, also an emigrant of the British Isles.  By 1858, at the age of twenty one, Gay was exhibiting at the National Academy of Design in New York.

By 1868, he had moved to New York City, only to relocate to Mount Vernon two years later to accommodate the needs of a growing family.  He would spend the next fifty-eight years painting southern Westchester County.  Early on he was the typical Hudson River School artist, but lat  ...  Displaying 750 of 12485 characters.



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About  Edward Gay

Born:  1837 - Dublin, Ireland
Died:   1928 - Mount Vernon, New York
Known for:  landscape, rural life, still-life and mural painting