(1842 - 1914)
Arthur Parton was active/lived in New York. Arthur Parton is known for mountain landscape, still life and animal painting.
Known as a Hudson River School painter, especially of mountain
landscapes, Arthur Parton was well established in the New York art
world where he exhibited at the National Academy of Design for more
than half a century. He was born in Hudson, New York to a
religious family supported by a cabinetmaker father. He enrolled
in the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts as a student of William Trost
Richards, who remained a strong influence, and in 1862, his first exhibitions were in Philadelphia.
In 1864, he moved
to New York City where he exhibited regularly with the National Academy
of Design excepting 1869 when he spent a year in Europe and was influenced by the Barbizon style of painting.
In 1874, he and his
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