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Hart, William M.

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00084276
Hart, William M.

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American, 19th century, male.

Born 31 March 1823, in Paisley, Scotland; died 17 June 1894, in New York.

Painter. Portraits, landscapes with figures, landscapes, animals.

William M. Hart was taken to America at a very young age. He was initially employed to paint decorations on carriages but soon devoted himself entirely to painting portraits and then landscapes. As a result of a visit to Scotland, this latter became his preferred genre. He settled in Albany in ...

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Subjects: Painting ; 19th-Century Art ; Art of the United States

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