James Carroll Beckwith

James Carroll Beckwith

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. James Carroll Beckwithwas an American landscape, portrait and genre painter whose Impressionist style led to his recognition in the late nineteenth century as a prominent figure in American art. Carroll Beckwith, as he preferred to be known, was born in Hannibal, Missouri on 23 September 1852, the son of N. M. Beckwith, who was United States Commissioner-General at the Paris Exposition of 1867. However, he grew up in Chicago where his father started a wholesale grocery business. In 1868 aged 16 he studied art at the Chicago Academy of Design under Walter Shirlaw until the great fire of 1871 destroyed eveything. He then went to New York and studied at the National Academy of Design in New York City under Lemuel Wilmarth and later traveled on to Paris, staying there from November 1873 until 1878show more

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  • Paperback | 148 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 227g
  • Miss Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135699466
  • 9786135699463