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Theodore Robinson

 (1852 - 1896)
Theodore Robinson was active/lived in New York, Vermont / France.  Theodore Robinson is known for Landscape, genre, portrait painting.

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Theodore Robinson


Born in Vermont and raised in Wisconsin, Theodore Robinson was a founding member of the Art Students League* in New York City and then became one of the pioneers of Impressionism* in America.  His style was refined with feathery brushwork and a soft palette, and he continually explored facets of the innovative style.

He first studied in Chicago and then in New York and after that, spent eight years in France studying in Paris with Jean Leon Gerome, Carolus Duran, and Benjamin Constant, and in Barbizon* with Jean Corot.  He was one of the first Americans to paint at Giverny* during Claude Monet's presence there and the only American to work directly with and have a close friendship with Monet.  He has been de  ...  Displaying 750 of 22884 characters.



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About  Theodore Robinson

Born:  1852 - Irasburg, Vermont
Died:   1896 - New York City
Known for:  Landscape, genre, portrait painting