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MCENTEE, Jervis (1828 - 1891), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MCENTEE, Jervis (1828 - 1891), Painter

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American, 19th century, male.

Born 14 July 1828, in Rondout (New York); died 27 January 1891, in Rondout.

Painter. Figures, landscapes, flowers.

Hudson River School.

Jervis McEntee studied under Frederic Edwin Church who remained a close friend throughout his life. In 1857 McEntee became a charter resident of Richard Morris Hunt's Tenth Street Studio Building in New York. Here he and his wife held weekly

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