See also:American artist, was
See also:born in New
See also:York City on the 26th of
See also:February 1836 . He studied under the genre and
See also:historical painter
See also:Tompkins H . Matteson (1813-1884), at Sherburne, N.Y., later under Picot, in
See also:Paris, and then, in 1857-61, in Italy . After 1867 he lived in Rome, making occasional visits to
See also:America . He was elected to full membership in the
See also:National Academy of Design, New York, in 1865 . He devoted himself to the
See also:painting of genre pictures, which, however, attracted only modest
See also:attention until the publication, in 1884, of his illustrations to the Rubaiyat of
See also:Omar Khayyf.m; these immediately gave him a high place in the
See also:world . Important decorative
See also:work came later, notably the painting symbolizing the art of the city of Rome, in the
See also:Walker Art Gallery of
See also:College, Maine, and the five lunettes (in the entrance
See also:hall) symbolical of
See also:government, and the
See also:mosaic "
See also:Minerva" in the Congressional Library at
See also:Washington . Among his better-known pictures are: " Lair of the
See also:Sea Serpent," in the Boston Museum of
See also:Fine Arts; "
See also:Marsyas," " Cumaean Sibyl," "
See also:Nausicaa," in the collection of J Pierpont
See also:Morgan; and " Genii and Fisherman," in the collection of
See also:Martin Brimmer, Boston .
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