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Alexander Helwig Wyant  American  1836 -1892
Born: Evans Creek, Ohio  
Died: Arkville, New York  
Active:  Ohio  
New York City   
Karlesruhe,  Germany 
Addresses:  New York, New York  from 1866 
 Arkville, New York   
Studied: National Academy of Design c.1894
Karlsruhe, Germany 1865-1866
Instructors: Hans Gude 1865-1866
Exhibited: National Academy of Design 1865-1892
Brooklyn Art Association 1867-1892
Boston Art Club 1877-1882
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts 1879-1881, 1893, 1902
Art Institute of Chicago 
Metropolitan Museum of Art 1917, 1965, 1970
Whitney Museum of American Art 1938
Utah Centennial Exposition 1947
University of Utah 1968
Examples of Work: Brooklyn Museum of Art 
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 
Montclair Art Museum, New Jersey 
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. 
St. Louis Art Museum 
Toledo Museum of Art, Ohio 
Worcester Art Museum, Massachusetts 
Specialty: Painter
Style/School: Hudson River School
Subjects Known For: Landscapes
Memberships: National Academy of Design ANA 1868; NA 1869
Century Association 1875
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(1836-1892) Alexander H. Wyant was a member of the second generation of Hudson River School painters, but his transition to a moody, atmospheric style aligned him with the Tonalist movement, of whom George Inness was the leading ... (More)

Alexander Helwig Wyant was born in Evans Creek, Ohio in 1836 and died in Arkville, New York in the Catskills in 1892. He was raised in a family of itinerant farmers and early apprenticed to a harness maker and sign painter... (More)

Alexander Wyant was one of the nineteenth century's most significant landscape painters, who helped to initiate the Tonalist movement of painting. Wyant's sensitive tonalist style was inspired by the work of George Inness, w... (More)

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