Aaron Draper Shattuck
(1832 - 1928)
Aaron Draper Shattuck was active/lived in Connecticut, New Hampshire. Aaron Shattuck is known for pastoral landscape, marine, animal, and portrait painting.
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Biography Aaron Draper Shattuck
Aaron Draper Shattuck ranks as a first class artist of the 2nd
generation Hudson River School. He exhibited regularly with such
artists as John Kensett and Samuel Colman. His paintings range in
subject from White Mountain scenes to animal pictures. Shattuck was at
his best with his preference for smaller canvases.
His love of nature was translated into small, detailed paintings ,
highlighted with elm trees, luminious sky, and rough New England
rocks. In 1868 Shattuck bought a 28 acre farm in Granby,
Connecticut. It was here that he painted his favorite sheep and cattle.
The following was taken from French's book of Artists in Connecticut
in 1879. "The artist is a faithful student of
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