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Neil Welliver

 (1929 - 2005)
Neil G. Welliver was active/lived in Maine.  Neil Welliver is known for paintings-landscape, figure, animal.

Biography  
Neil Welliver


The following biography is from an essay on the web site of Neil Welliver (www.neilwelliver.com) as referenced by Ken Somer and written by Edgar Allen Beem:

"Robert M. Doty, former director of the Currier Gallery in New Hampshire, for instance, has called Welliver 'one of the best landscape painters in America.' Former United States Poet Laureate Mark Strand has dubbed Welliver 'the finest landscape painter America has produced.' Art historian Frank H. Goodyear, Jr. has seconded that nomination, writing that 'America has not seen a native landscape painter of the genius of Neil Welliver since Frederic Church (1826-1900).' And Time magazine art critic Robert Hughes has concluded that 'Welliver's huge paintings of the Maine w  ...  Displaying 750 of 10846 characters.



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About  Neil Welliver

Born:  1929 - Millville, Pennsylvania
Died:   2005 - Belfast, Maine
Known for:  paintings-landscape, figure, animal