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ARTHUR FITZWILLIAM TAIT (1819-1905)

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Originally appearing in Volume V26, Page 364 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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ARTHUR FITZWILLIAM TAIT (1819-1905), American artist, was born pear Liverpool, England, on the 5th of August1819. He emigrated to the United States in 1850, and was identified with the art life of New York until his death. In 1858 he was elected to full membership in the National Academy of Design, New York. He died at Yonkers, New York, on the 28th of April 1905. He painted barnyard fowls and wild birds as well as sheep and deer, with great dexterity, and reproductions of his minute panels of chickens had an enormous vogue.
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