(1835 - 1918)
Lemuel Everett Wilmarth was active/lived in New York, Massachusetts. Lemuel Wilmarth is known for genre-narrative, still life and figure painting.
Lemuel Wilmarth was born in Attleboro, Massachusetts on 11 November
1835 and died in Brooklyn on 27 July 1918. Thus his life spanned the
publication of Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville to the
death of Guillaume Apollinaire and the last battles of World War
I. Before studying painting, Wilmarth was a watchmaker.
Known as the leader of rebels who left the National Academy of Design
to found the more liberal Art Students League, Wilmarth started out in
the most conventional of settings, studying at the Pennsylvania Academy
of the Fine Arts (1857-59) then at the Munich Academy under Wilhelm von
Kaulbach between 1859 and 1862. From Munich, Wilmarth went to the
Ecole des Beaux-Arts and was the first Americ ... Displaying 750 of 4672 characters.