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CHURCH, Frederic Edwin (1826 - 1900), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CHURCH, Frederic Edwin (1826 - 1900), Painter

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American, 19th century, male.

Born 4 May 1826, in Hartford (Connecticut); died 7 April 1900, in New York.

Painter. Landscapes.

Frederic Edwin Church studied under Thomas Cole in Catskill, New York, and was an admirer of J. M. W. Turner. Keeping New York as his base, he made many journeys that provided him with subjects for his painting. When he returned from South America in 1859,

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