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Elliott Daingerfield

 (1859 - 1932)
Elliott Daingerfield was active/lived in New York, North Carolina.  Elliott Daingerfield is known for poetic landscape and visionary-religious mural painting.

Elliott Daingerfield

Born in Harper's Ferry, Virginia, Elliott Daingerfield was a talented watercolorist who earned a strong reputation while very young but was most known for his depictions of the Grand Canyon which he first visited in 1911.

He painted his colorful, mystical landscapes from memory, and his oil painting, The Genius of the Canyon brought $15,000. in 1920.  Likely this was the highest price paid to date for a work by a living painter.  Completed in 1913, it resulted from his being part of a Santa Fe Railroad sponsored trip to the Grand Canyon of eastern artists.  He regarded modernist artists as "anti God" and railed against them.  He later had a studio at Carmel, California and frequently traveled into  ...  Displaying 750 of 8695 characters.

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Image copyrigtht by J.K. McKinley, 1922

About  Elliott Daingerfield

Born:  1859 - Harper's Ferry, Virginia
Died:   1932 - New York City
Known for:  poetic landscape and visionary-religious mural painting