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 (ôl′stən), Washington 1779-1843.
American painter whose romantic works, such as Elijah in the Desert, often depict religious subjects.


(Biography) Washington. 1779–1843, US painter and author, regarded as the earliest US Romantic painter. His paintings include Elijah in the Desert (1818) and Moonlit Landscape (1819)
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While many of the original entries prepared by the Murrays are retained, some are expanded and new entries added as for example those of American artists such as Washington Allston and Andy Warhol.
Washington Allston, whose work and reputation are the subjects of two chapters, became Coleridge's close friend at this time and called Coleridge a "Plato in the groves of the Academy" (32); their reciprocal tenderness and support continued in London, Bristol, and Clifton in later years.
Thoroughly researched information on a topic of importance to conservators and yet relatively neglected, this study offer analysis of materials and techniques used by painters including Benjamin West, Gilbert Stuart, Washington Allston, Thomas Sully, Thomas Cole, and William Sidney Mount, among others.
Sophia learned to paint by copying the work of the foremost artists in America: Thomas Doughty, Washington Allston, and Chester Harding.
The chapter starts by noting the displacement of Enlightenment rationality by Romanticism in the early nineteenth century with some attention to Burke and Kant and then briefly summarizes important themes in the works of Charles Brockden Brown, Edgar Allan Poe, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and Herman Melville, with a passing nod to other authors, including Philip Freneau, Washington Allston, and George Lippard.
Washington Allston and the Objective Correlative', Bucknell Review, xi (1962), 95-108; and Nathalia Wright, A Source for T.
Like other American artists before and after them, Washington Allston and John Vanderlyn found Europe more congenial for exercising their talents than the U.
Herndon on "Ligeia"; Roberta Sharp and Richard Kopley on Pym; and finally, the interdisciplinary "frame" given the collection by the first essay, on Poe's connection to Washington Allston, a visionary painter of the early nineteenth century, and the last essay, by Robert J.
A presentation of the Hudson River School introduces this group of American artists which includes artists like Washington Allston, Albert Bierstadt, Frederick Church, Thomas Cole, Jasper Cropsey, Asher B.

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