biographie de George W. WATERS (1832-1912)

Birth place: Coventry, NY

Death place: Elmira, NY

Addresses: NYC/Elmira, NY

Profession: Landscape and portrait painter, illustrator, teacher

Studied: NYC; Dresden & Munich (Germany)

Exhibited: NAD, 1855-91; PAFA, including 1876; Boston Art Club, 1881; Buffalo, NY; Kansas City, MO; Detroit, MI; Denver, CO.

Member: Am. Art Union; Black and White Club, NYC; Century Club, NYC; Amateur AA, New York State.

Work: Western Reserve His. Soc., Cleveland, OH; Arnot Art Mus., Elmira, NY

Comments: Position: dir. art dept., Elmira College, Elmira (NY), 1869-1903. He took painting trips to the Adirondacks, White Mountains, NH, and elsewhere. In 1880 and 1886 he traveled and painted in Europe through the generosity of wealthy patrons.

Sources: G&W; Fielding; Cowdrey, NAD; WW1898. More recently, see Campbell, New Hampshire Scenery, 170.

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