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WARD, Edgar Melville (1849 - 1915), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
WARD, Edgar Melville (1849 - 1915), Painter

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American, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 24 February 1849, in Urbana (Ohio); died 15 May 1915, in New York.

Painter. Genre scenes.

Edgar Melville Ward was the brother of the sculptor John Quincy Adams Ward.

He studied at the National Academy of Design in New York from 1870 to 1871, and under Alexandre Cabanel at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris from 1872 to 1878.

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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