John Alden Twachtman
John Alden Twachtman was active/lived in New York, Ohio. John Twachtman is known for architecture, drawing, watercolor flower paintings.
John Alden Twachtman (1882–1974) was eldest child of the noted American Impressionist John Henry Twachtman (1853–1902) who at the time was the center of the Cos Cob art colony in Connecticut.
As a child from a family of artists it was not unusual for his own early development in the arts. He graduated in 1906 from the Yale School of the Fine Arts. After Yale he won the Winchester Prize for study abroad.
While in Paris, France he attended the Ecole des Beaux Arts, which was established in 1648 by Cardinal Jules Mazarin to offer studies in the arts from architecture to gem cutting.
Returning to Greenwich in 1911 Twacthtman worked for the top New York architecture firms of the day, McKim Mead & Whi ... Displaying 750 of 1502 characters.