(1860 - 1950)
Dodge Macknight was active/lived in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island / Europe. Dodge Macknight is known for watercolor sea-snow-landscape and genre painting.
Biography Dodge Macknight
Born in Providence, Rhode Island, Dodge MacKnight became a landscape and genre painter of "the scenic wonders of the world," but another of his favorite subjects was the American West. Of his bright colors, one reviewer described his painting as "impressionism gone mad" (Vose Gallery).
He apprenticed with a stage-set designer and worked in New Bedford for the Tabor Art Company that made reproductions of paintings and photographs.
In 1883, he studied in Paris in the studio of Fernand Cormon, and also exhibited in the Paris Salons from 1885 through 1887. In Paris, he became a friend of Vincent VanGogh and visited him several times in Arles. He then based himself professionally in Massachusetts, and had a long-t
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