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William Leigh

 (1866 - 1955)
William Robinson Leigh was active/lived in New York, Maryland, West Virginia / Germany.  William Leigh is known for frontier genre, landscape and animal paintings.

Keywords and Quick Facts for William Leigh


Birth / Death:  1866 Berkeley County, West Virginia - 1955 New York City

Methods for William Leigh

Diorama, Museum Display Background
Easel Painting
Illustration, Illustrator
Murals: Fresco, Mixed Media, Mosaic and/or Paint
Sculpture, Sculptor

Media for William Leigh

Fresco
Ink

Styles for William Leigh

Impressionism Before 1940

Subjects for William Leigh

Animals, Mammals
Birds, Ornithology
Figure, Figurative, Human Figure
Genre, Human Activity
History: Historical Figures, Sites, Events
Landscape
Mountain Views, Mountainscapes
North American Frontier Genre, Pioneers
Portraits
Western: Cowboys, Indians, Horses
Wildlife, Wild Animal

Geography/Places Lived and/or Worked for William Leigh

Arizona Before 1945
Europe
Germany Before 1900
Grand Canyon, Arizona
Hopi Reservation, Arizona
Hubbell Trading Post, Ganado, Arizona
Mystic, Connecticut
Navajo Reservation
New Mexico Before 1940
Niagara Falls
Paris Studied and/or Worked Before 1900
Taos, New Mexico Before 1940
Virginia Before 1900
West Virginia Before 1920
Yellowstone National Park

Art Association for William Leigh

Allied Artists of America-
American Water Color Society
National Academy of Design, Elected Member
Salmagundi Club, New York City

Schools for William Leigh

Art Students League of New York, Teacher
German Academies Before 1900
Grand Central School (Academy) of Art, Student
Maryland Institute of Design, College of Art, Student
Munich Academy of Fine Arts, Royal Academy, Student
Traphagen School of Design, Student
Traphagen School of Design-Teacher

Awards/Recognition for William Leigh

Benjamin West Clinedinst Memorial Medal

Chronology for William Leigh

Early 20th Century Before 1950
Late 19th Century, After Civil War

Collections for William Leigh

Anschutz Collection
C. R. Smith Collection-Western
Harmsen Western Art Collection
J.L Hubbell Collection, Arizona
John F Eulich Collection
Picerne Arizona Landmark Collection
Santa Fe Railway
Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection
Walter Bimson Western Art Collection
William Foxley Collection-Western

Added Description for William Leigh

Animal Specialty
Art Educator: School Teaching, Public Lectures, Workshops
COLLIER'S Magazine Illustrator and/or Photographer
Genre Specialty
Grand Canyon Specialty
Landscape Specialty
Mural Specialty
Railroad Promotion Commissioned Artist
SCRIBNER'S Magazine Illustrator and/or Photographer
Western Subject Specialty

Notable Gallery Representation, Pre 21st Century  for William Leigh

Grand Central Art Galleries, New York City

Exhibition/Expo: Regional/National/International for William Leigh

Louisiana Purchase Expo, St. Louis World's Fair 1904
Panama Pacific Exhibition of 1915
World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1892-1893

Exhibition of Art Association for William Leigh

American Water Color Society, Painters in Water Color-
National Academy of Design-
Salmagundi Club, New York City-

Exhibition of Museum for William Leigh

Art Institute of Chicago
Corcoran Gallery, Washington DC
Royal Academy of Arts, England
Whitney Museum of American Art

Exhibition of Art Gallery and/or Salon for William Leigh

Paris Salons


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