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WILLIAM LAMB PICKNELL (1854-1897)

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Originally appearing in Volume V21, Page 584 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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WILLIAM LAMB PICKNELL (1854-1897), American landscape-painter, was born at Hinesburg, Vermont, on the 23rd of October 1854. He was a pupil of George Inness in Rome for two years, and of J. L. GerSme in the 1 cole des Beaux Arts, Paris. With Robert Wylie he worked for several years in Brittany, at Pont Aven and Concarneau, where he painted his " Route de Concarneau " (Corcoran Art Gallery, Washington, D.C.). His " Morning on the Loing " received a gold medal at the Paris Salon of 1895. In 188o he became a member of the Society of American Artists, and in 1891 an associate of the National Academy of Design. He died at Marblehead, Massachusetts, on the 8th of August 1897.
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