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Edward Lamson Henry  American  1841 -1919
Born:  South Carolina, United States 
Died: Cragsmoor, New York, United States 
Studied: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts 
Examples of Work: Corcoran Gallery, Washington, DC 
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 
Shelburne Museum, Vermont 
New York State Museum, Albany 
Specialty: Painter
Style/School: Representational
Subjects Known For: Rural America
Memberships: National Academy of Design ANA 1867; NA 1869
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Edward Henry, born in 1841, studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art and in Paris with Courbet in 1860. After his studies in Europe, Henry won recognition for his historical genre paintings of rural, nostalgic scenes. H... (More)

Famous for his rustic genre subjects, Edward Lamson Henry was America's most significant painter of colonial life. His charming, intricately-detailed work celebrated lost customs and communities, revealing a deep appreciati... (More)

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