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William Jacob, Sr. Hays  American  1830 -1875
Born: New York, New York  
Died: New York, New York  
Active: New York, New York  
Addresses:  New York, New York   Studio
Studied: New York City c. 1845
Instructors: John Rubens Smith c. 1845
Exhibited: American Institute, New York City 1845
National Academy of Design 1850-1874
Brooklyn Art Association 1861-1874
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts 1862
Maryland Historical Society 
Washington Art Association 
Examples of Work: City Art Museum, St. Louis 
Corcoran Gallery, Washington, DC 
Gilcrease Institute, Tulsa 
New York Public Library 
Specialty: Painter
Style/School: Naturalism
Subjects Known For: Animal / Wildlife
Memberships: National Academy of Design ANA 1852
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William Jacob Hays was a talented nineteenth-century artist known for his landscape and wildlife paintings. He resided in New York City and kept a studio in the famous Tenth Street Studio Building, where he worked alongside ... (More)

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