(1847 - 1921)
Robert Melvin Decker was active/lived in New York. Robert Decker is known for landscape.
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"It is the fate of the artist, with an occasional exception, not to receive recognition during his life-time. The fortunes of a few sometimes improve after they die and one or two may achieve recognition and even fame. But it is the height of irony for an artist to be successful and famous during his lifetime and then to be completely forgotten shortly after death. Robert M. Decker has suffered such a fate." -H. Haberman
Robert M. Decker was born in Troy, New York on June 8, 1847. He was well known during his career for his Realist paintings of Adirondack scenes, and especially for his winter themes. Unlike many artists, De ... Displaying 750 of 8588 characters.