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Washington Allston
Lectures on Art (2004 edition), Kessinger Publishing - ISBN: 9781419129483

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Born: November 5, 1779

Died: July 9, 1843 (aged 63)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Artist

Bio: Washington Allston 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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