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Dunning, Robert Spearnotes
Dunning was a co-founder and leader of the Fall River School of still life painting.  As a boy he was employed in a Fall River mill.  Later he worked in coastal shipping while studying art.  In 1859 he joined with John E. Grouard to form the firm of Grouard & Dunning, artists.  About 1865 he began to focus on still life paintings, although he...
1829 - 1905Anonymous11/02/2013
Defrees, Thaddeusnotes
Thaddeus Defrees was born in Boston, MA on September 27, 1855.  His parents were Georgianna and William, a machinist. Defrees's style of painting shows strong influence of the French Barbizon School.   He was active in the White Mountains from at least 1877 until his death.  He exhibited at the Boston Art Club in January, 1878.  He was...
1855 - 1888Anonymous12/27/2012
De La Vallee, Jean Francois Died 1844Anonymous12/25/2012
De Grailly, Victornotes
I. Biography Little is known about the life of French artist Victor de Grailly, famous for his Hudson River School-style landscapes of the United States. Born in France in 1804, he studied with neo-classical painter Jean Victor Bertin, who also mentored the great Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot. Surprisingly, it is unlikely that de Grailly ever traveled to...
1804 - 1889Anonymous12/25/2012
Dolph, John Henrynotes
John Henry Dolph is one of America's finest animal painters and he is most famous for his depictions of playful kittens and puppies that frolic on oriental rugs within Victorian interiors. Playful terrier and Kittens shows Dolph’s expertise at handling, in an academic manner, how fur, woven wool and anatomy can be painted with sureness and...
1835 - 1903Anonymous12/25/2012
Darrah, Ann Sophia Townenotes
Ann Sophia Towne Darrah was a pupil of Paul Weber.  She was a competent artist whose long career included executing pastel portraits, landscapes, and marine views.  Her later works were done in plein air. In 1858 she took part in the Bierstadt Exhibition in New Bedford, Massachusetts.  She exhibited at the Boston Athenaeum from 1855 to 1865 and at...
1819 - 1881Anonymous12/25/2012
DeCamp, Josephnotes
Joseph Rodefer DeCamp was a successful portrait painter; he also created exquisite interior views with a soft-edged luminosity, as well as landscapes characterized by the broken brushwork, bright light and color, and contemporary subjects of impressionism. DeCamp began his art studies as a teenager at the McMicken School of Design in his native...
1858 - 1923Anonymous12/23/2012
Doyle, William M. S.notes
William M.S. Doyle was born in Boston, Massachusetts in 1769. His father was a British soldier, but Doyle seems to have lived and worked his entire life in Boston. Doyle was a silhouettist, artist of portraits of both full-size and miniature. He worked in silhouette cutting, watercolor, oil and pastel. His silhouettes were beautifully rendered in...
1769 - 1828Anonymous12/14/2012
Durand, Johnnotes
John Durand's birth and death dates are unknown, and only a few of his portraits are signed and dated. The sketchy chronology of his life is based on these few signed works, as well as on account book entries and information about his sitters. Scholars place his first activity in Virginia in 1765, but by 1766 Durand was in New York City. In that year...
1731 -  1805Anonymous12/14/2012
Desch, Frank H. 1873 - 1934Anonymous11/18/2012
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