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Dwight William Tryon  American  1849 -1925
Born: Hartford, Connecticut, United States 
Died: South Dartmouth, Massachusetts, United States 
Active: New York, New York  
Dartmouth, Massachusetts  
Studied: France 
Instructors: Abbott Handerson Thayer 
Exhibited: Paris Salon 1881
Examples of Work: Brooklyn Museum of Art 
Freer Gallery of Art, Washington, DC 
National Collection of Fine Arts, Washington, D.C. 
Washington University, St. Louis 
Tryon Gallery, Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts 
University of Connecticut Museum of Art 
Specialty: Painter
Style/School: Impressionism
Subjects Known For: Landscapes
New England
Memberships: American Watercolor Society 
National Academy of Design ANA 1890; NA 1891
Society of American Artists 
Teaching Positions: Smith College 1885-1923
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Tyron was born on August 13, 1849, in Hartford, and died on July 1, 1925, in South Dartmouth, Massachusetts. He was in Hartford and East Hartford, 1849-73; and periodically, 1873-c. 1920.

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One of America's first Tonalists, Dwight Tryon was an influential artist and teacher who popularized the muted, poetic style among fin-de-siecle audiences. Born in Connecticut, Tryon developed his technique in France, where ... (More)

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