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
Uriel Standing in the
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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