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Allston Washington

 

 

Allston Washington (1779-1843).

U.S. painter and writer. In Europe (1801-10, 1811-18), he studied under B. West in London and visited Pans and Kome, becoming a close friend of S. T. Coleridge, W. Irving and B. Thorwaldsen. As the 1st U.S. artist to paint romantic landscapes he was a precursor of the *Hudson River school; he also painted portraits, e.g. that of Coleridge, and large dramatic biblical and classical subjects. His Lectures on Art were publ. in 1850.

 


Uriel Standing in the Sun

 

 


Moonlit Landscape, 1809

 

 


Florimell's Flight, 1819

 


Mrs. William Channing

 


The Flight of Florimell

 


Coast Scene on the Mediterranean, 1811

 


Dr. John King

 


Hermia and Helena

 


Portrait of Samuel Taylor Coleridge

 


Elijah in the Desert

 


Landscape With A Lake

 


The Spanish Girl in Reverie

 


Storm Rising at Sea, 1804

 


The Prophet Elijah

 

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