Washington Allston

Nov 5, 1779 - Jul 9, 1843

Washington Allston ARA was an American painter and poet, born in Waccamaw Parish, South Carolina. Allston pioneered America's Romantic movement of landscape painting. He was well known during his lifetime for his experiments with dramatic subject matter and his bold use of light and atmospheric color.
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“Never judge a work of art by its defects.”

Washington Allston
Nov 5, 1779 - Jul 9, 1843
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