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Walter Launt Palmer  American  1854 -1932
Born: Albany, New York, United States 
Died: Albany, New York, United States 
Studied: Paris 
Instructors: Frederic Edwin Church 
Charles Loring Elliott 
Exhibited: National Academy of Design 1872
Examples of Work: Butler Institute of American Art 
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 
Art Association of Richmond, Indiana 
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, New York 
Specialty: Painter
Style/School: Impressionism
Subjects Known For: Landscapes
Snow Scene
Memberships: American Federation of Artists 
National Academy of Design ANA 1887; NA 1897
American Watercolor Society 
Century Association 
New York Watercolor Club 
Salmagundi Club, New York 
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Walter L. Palmer studied art under Charles Elliott and F.E. Church, a member of the Hudson River School, in 1870. He was the son of sculptor Erastus Dow Palmer and is best known for his winter landscapes and scenes of Veni... (More)

Walter was born in Albany NY in 1854, the son of the famous sculptor Erastus Dow Palmer. In his youth he was aquatinted with the leading artists of the day such as Frederick E. Church, John Kensett and John McEntee. All of whom frequented the Palmer home. At age 24, he began his formal study of a... (More)

Walter Launt Palmer was the nineteenth century's most celebrated painter of snow scenes. The son of the sculptor Erastus Dow Palmer, Walter was surrounded by great art and artists at an early age. He trained with the noted H... (More)

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