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Thomas Meteyard

 (1865 - 1928)
Thomas Buford Meteyard was active/lived in Massachusetts, Illinois.  Thomas Meteyard is known for landscape, floral, marine painting.

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Thomas Meteyard


THOMAS BUFORD METEYARD

Meteyard, from Rock Island, Illinois (b. November 12, 1865), was one of many American impressionist painters directly inspired by Claude Monet in Giverny.  After growing up in Chicago and studying at Harvard (1885-87), Meteyard went to England where he encountered members of the Aesthetic Movement, then to Paris to study under Bonnat and others, possibly including Puvis de Chavannes.  In a letter dated April 20, 1890 to the poet Richard Hovey (1864-1900), the Illinois poet who was also in France and England between 1891-92, Meteyard praised the paintings of John Leslie Breck: "He is an impressionist, rather of the Monet school, and a friend of Monet's.  I admire his work immensely." (Richard H  ...  Displaying 750 of 5043 characters.




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About  Thomas Meteyard

Born:  1865 - Illinois
Died:   1928 - Glion, Vaud, Switzerland
Known for:  landscape, floral, marine painting