George Willoughby Maynard
(1843 - 1923)
George Willoughby Maynard was active/lived in New York, District Of Columbia. George Maynard is known for genre, portrait, allegory, and seascape painting, murals.
Biography George Willoughby Maynard
George Willoughby Maynard (1843-1923), portrait and mural painter, was born in Washington, D.C. He arrived in New York City in 1866 to begin drawing lessons with sculptor Henry Kirke Brown, and the next year began two years of study at the National Academy of Design*. In 1869, he left for Europe, traveling with his teacher Edwin D. White.
Maynard enrolled in the Royal Academy of Antwerp* as a student of Joseph van Lerius. Among his classmates was Frances Millet, with whom he traveled in 1873 to Greece, Turkey and the Black Sea region. He was in Rome the winter of 1873-1874, and then returned to live in New York City, but shortly after he went to Boston to help John LaFarge with the mural decorations of T
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