Washington Allston (1779-1843)

 

Washington Allston (1779-1843)
American poet and Romantic / Hudson River School landscape painter ;
Washington Allston ; W. Allston ; Wash. Allston ;
[Born November 5, 1779 in Georgetown, SC – July 9, 1843 in Cambridge, MA]

 

FAD record control number: 44795 ;

Record level: Person ;

Record type: Artist ;

 

Washington Allston (1779-1843) biography:

Birth: November 5, 1779 in Georgetown, SC ;
Death: July 9, 1843 in Cambridge, MA ;
Sex: Male ;
Ethnicity: White ; 
Zodiac:
Scorpio ;

Known for: American poet ; Romantic landscape painter ;
Medium: Oil ; pen & ink ;
Technique: Painting ;
Subjects: Idealized landscapes ;

Areas: Georgetown, SC ; Cambridge, MA ; London, England ; New York, NY ;
Region: South ; North East ; Europe ;
Lived: Georgetown, SC ; Cambridge, MA ; London, England ;
Father: William Allston (1736-1781) ;
Mother: Rachel (Moore) Allston-Flagg (1757-1815) ;
Relatives: John Allston (1777-1777), brother ; Mary L. Allston (Alston) (1778-1844), sister ; William Moore Allston (1781-1843), brother ; Elizabeth Allston (1766-1806), half-sister ; Benjamin Allston (1768-1809), half-brother ; Elizabeth Moore ‘Eliza’ (Flagg) Wigfall (1786-1864), half-sister ; Henry Collins II Flagg (1792-1863), half-brother ; Dr. Ebenezer ‘Eben’ Flagg (1795-1838), half-brother ;
Spouse: Ann (Channing) Allston (1779-1815), wife, married July 15, 1809 ; Martha (Remington) Dana Allston (1784-1862), wife, married June 1, 1830 ;
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Training: Harvard College, Cambridge, MA (1800) ; Royal Academy, London, England (1801) ;
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Member: National Academy of Design, New York, NY, honorary member, professional (1827-1843) ;
Exhibited with: National Academy of Design, New York, NY (1826, 1832, 1841, 1843) ;
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Digital-born document number:
FAD.2019.44795

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Record birth date:
February 7, 2019

Last updated: February 16, 2019 at 22:42 pm

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