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Will Hicok Low

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Will Hicok Low (1853 - 1932) was active/lived in New York / France.  Will Low is known for Mural, illustrator, figure, allegory.

Will Hicok Low, born in Albany, New York, in 1853, was a leading muralist and figurative painter who explored both Barbizon landscape and a colorful Victorian style. He studied with academic painter Jean-Leon Gerome from 1872-1877, in Paris, France. He was the second husband of artist Mary MacMonnies Low, and a friend of writer Robert Louis Stevenson. He was a member of the National Academy of Design, New York City, elected an Associate in 1888, and an Academician in 1890. He exhibited at the National Academy for 60 years.

In March 1901, Will Low wrote an article for International Quarterly, "National Expression in American Art," in which, defending the achievements of American painters of the day versus the Europeans, he sought to tie American art to the great traditions of the past, that were being carried forward in the America of his day. American artists were "another link in the long chain which brings from Greece through Italy and France to the shore of our western   ...  [Displaying 1000 of 2046 characters.]  Artist bio

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Facts about Will Hicok Low

   Will Hicok Low  Born:  1853 - Albany, New York
Died:   1932 - Bronxville, New York
Known for:  Mural, illustrator, figure, allegory

Will Hicok Low, born in Albany, New York, in 1853, was a leading muralist and figurative painter who explored both Barbizon landscape and a colorful Victorian style. He studied with academic painter Jean-Leon Gerome from 1872-1877, in Paris, France. He was the second husband of artist Mary MacMonnies Low, and a friend of writer Robert Louis Stevenson. He was a member of the National Academy of Design, New York City, elected an Associate in 1888, and an Academician in 1890. He exhibited at the National Academy for 60 years.

In March 1901, Will Low wrote an article for International Quarterly, "National Expression in American Art," in which, defending the achievements of American painters of the day versus the Europeans, he soug  ...  Displaying 750 of 2046 characters.

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