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John William Casilear  American  1811 -1893
Born: New York, New York, United States 
Died: Saratoga, New York, United States 
Addresses:  New York, New York, United States  
Instructors: Peter Maverick 1826-1831
Asher Brown Durand 1831
Exhibited: National Academy of Design 1833-1893
Apollo Association 1838-1843
American Art Union 1847-1851
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts 1855-1865, 1876-1884
Brooklyn Art Association 1862-1884
Boston Art Club 1890
Washington Art Association 
Maryland Historical Society 
Examples of Work: Corcoran Gallery, Washington, DC 
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 
New York Historical Society, New York 
Peabody Institute, Baltimore 
Specialty: Painter
Style/School: White Mountains
Hudson River School
Subjects Known For: Landscapes
Memberships: American National Academy 1835
National Academy of Design 1851
Century Association 1851-1893
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John William Casilear, one of the very fine names that even today languish in the relative obscurity of historical neglect, was a formidable talent. To twentieth-century eyes his drawings present ample evidence to su... (More)

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