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GAY, George Howell (1858 - 1931), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GAY, George Howell (1858 - 1931), Painter

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American, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1858, in Milwaukee; died 1931.

Painter. Landscapes, seascapes.

[not available online]George Gay studied seascape painting with Paul Brown and landscapes with Henry Arthur Elkins at the Academy of Design in Chicago. He left for New York in 1889. He took part in the exhibition at the National Academy of Design in 1890.

He painted meticulous coastal landscapes of New England

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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