Washington Allston
(American, 1779 - 1843)

Washington Allston (November 5, 1779 – July 9, 1843) was an American painter and poet, born in Waccamaw Parish, South Carolina. Allston pioneered America's Romantic movement of landscape painting. He was well known during his lifetime for his experiments with dramatic subject matter and his bold use of light and atmospheric color.

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Name:Washington Allston
Dates:1779 - 1843
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Detroit Institute of the Arts4 artworks
Museum of Fine Arts - Boston3 artworks
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Farnsworth Art Museum1 artworks
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco - de Young1 artworks

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This person died over 70 years ago (in 1843).