See also:American figure and portrait painter, was
See also:born at
See also:Deerfield, Massachusetts, in 1822 . At the age of twenty he entered the studio of the sculptor H . K .
See also:Brown, at Albany, New
See also:York, where he drew from the
See also:cast and modelled heads . Having attained some proficiency he went about the
See also:painting portraits, settling at length in Boston, where he studied the
See also:works of the earlier Americans,
See also:Copley and
See also:Allston . After three years in that city, and twelve in New York, where in 1857 he was elected a member of the
See also:National Academy of Design, he went to
See also:Europe for a brief visit and for study . During all this
See also:time his
See also:work had received little recognition and practically no
See also:financial encouragement, and on his return he settled on the
See also:farm at Deerfield, where he continued to work in his own way with no thought of the outside
See also:world . In 1816, however, he was forced by pressing needs to dispose of his work, and he sent some pictures to a dealer in Boston, where he met with immediate success, financial and
See also:artistic, and for the remaining eight years of his
See also:life he never lacked patrons . He died in Boston on the 21st of
See also:March 1884 . He was a poetic painter, and a dreamer of delicate fancies and
See also:quaint, intangible phases of nature, his canvases being usually enveloped in a brown mist that renders the outlines vague .
ANDREW FULLER (1954-1815)
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