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Sonntag, William Louis (1822-1900)
Throughout most of his life, William Louis Sonntag painted in the manner of the Hudson River School, though late in his career, he made a switch to more Barbizon-oriented paintings. Through born in Pennsylvania, Sonntag grew up in Cincinnati as one of the rare members of the Hudson River School who was actually what in the early nineteenth century might be termed a "Westerner". While he decided relatively early in his life that he wished to be a professional artist, his father did not support...
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Swinney, Garland (1961) View 1 Item
Perhaps reflecting his own background growing up in Cleveland, Texas, artist Garland Swinney has focused on paintings that display the self-sufficiency of rural life along with the icons that represent it, like Covered Bridge, which is included in the Norton's permanent collection. Born in 1961, Swinney won his first art award when only fifteen. He received his artistic training from North Harris County College, later serving as an instructor in watercolor there. Since then, he has traveled extensively throughout the American South, depicting ...
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Szmyd, Edward (1933-2004) View 6 Items
Born on June 9, 1933 in Trafford, Pennsylvania, Edward Szymd, son of Antoni and Blanche Frydrych Szymd, had decided upon a career as an artist by the age of nine when he won first prize in a community art show. During his high school years, he used his free time to study the work of various artists at the Carnegie Museum. Years later, he declared, "I started painting at the age of nine. It wasn't possible to change my environment but on canvas I could...
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