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METCALF, Willard Leroy (1858 - 1925), Painter, illustrator, draughtsman, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
METCALF, Willard Leroy (1858 - 1925), Painter, illustrator, draughtsman, engraver

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American, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1 July 1858, in Lowell (Massachusetts); died 9 March 1925, in New York.

Painter, illustrator, draughtsman, engraver. Figures, portraits, genre scenes, local scenes, landscapes, seascapes.

Orientalism.

Ten American Painters.

Willard Leroy Metcalf's parents, who were farmers in Maine, apprenticed him to a wood engraver in Boston and then to the landscape painter George Loring

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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