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William Aiken Walker  American  1838 -1921
Born: Charleston, South Carolina  
Died: Charleston, South Carolina  
Active: Charleston, South Carolina  
Baltimore, Maryland  
Arden, North Carolina  
New Orleans, Louisiana  
Addresses:  New Orleans, Louisiana  1876-1905 
 Charleston, South Carolina   
Studied: Dusseldorf Academy 1860s
Exhibited: South Carolina Institute Fair 1850
Courtenay's Bookstore, Charleston 1858-1859
Baltimore 1870
Montgomery's, New Orleans 1876
Southern Art Union, New Orleans 1880
Boston Art Club 1881
Blessing's, New Orleans 1883, 1885
Louisiana Purchase Exposition 1903
Columbian Exposition 1893
Lilienthal's, New Orleans 1883
Seebold's, New Orleans 1884
Lilienthal's, New Orleans 1885-1886
Examples of Work: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 
Rosenberg Library, Galveston 
Specialty: Painter
Style/School: Trompe l'Oeil
Subjects Known For: Genre
Memberships: Wednesday Club, Baltimore 1865
Artist's Association of New Orleans 1890, 1893, 1897, 1899
Cup & Saucer Club 
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Born in Charleston, Walker was a successful itinerant artist who spent much of his life traveling around the South between Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida and Louisiana, creating paintings of rural and urban genre scenes, figures and landscapes. Foll... (More)

William Aiken Walker was born in Charleston, South Carolina in 1839 to an Irish Protestant father and a mother of South Carolina background. Walker would grow up southerner through and through. He completed his f... (More)

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