Washington Allston Quotes (18 quotes)
Lectures on art, and poems (1850 edition)
Lectures on Art (2004 edition), Kessinger Publishing - ISBN: 9781419129483
“Thus falling, falling from afar,
As if some melancholy star
Had mingled with her light her sighs,
And dropped them from the skies.”
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsWashington Allston
Born: November 5, 1779
Died: July 9, 1843 (aged 63)
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.