William Edwin Plimpton (1857-1940)

 

William Edwin Plimpton (1857-1940)
American Historic Realist genre and landscape painter ;
William Edward Plimpton ; William E. Plimpton ; W.E. Plimpton ; W. Edwin Plimpton ;
[Born January 8, 1857 in Brooklyn, NY – died 1940]

 

FAD record control number: 58195 ;

Record level: Person ;

Record type: Artist ;

 

William Edwin Plimpton (1857-1940) biography:

Birth: January 8, 1857 in Brooklyn, NY ;
Death: died 1940
Sex: Male ;
Ethnicity: White ; 
Zodiac:
Capricorn ;

Known for: Genre painting ; landscape painting ;
Medium: Oil ;
Technique: Painting ;
Subjects: Genre ; daily life ; workers ; animals ; landscape ; rural landscape ; idealized landscape ; women ; children ;

Areas: Brooklyn, NY ; New York, NY ; Union, NJ ; Mt. Vernon, NY ; Bridgehampton, Long Island, NY (1881) ;
Region: North East ;
Lived: 18th Ave Kingsbridge Rd, Wind Bridge, Brooklyn, NY (1865-1875) ; Bridgehampton, Long Island, NY (1881) ; 171 St. Marks Avenue, Brooklyn, NY (1882-1885) ; 47 S. High Street, Mt. Vernon, NY (1889-1892) ; Canal Street, Brooklyn, NY (1880-1892) ; 10th Street & Broadway, New York, NY, studio (1900) ; Roselle Park Borough, Union, NJ (1905) ; 147 w 23rd Street, New York, NY (1906-1911) ; 1931 Broadway, room 610, New York, NY (1915-1917) ; 300 E 67th Street, New York, NY (1933) ; New York, NY (1940) ;
Father: Edwin Dwight Plimpton (1807-1878), worked at Hasting & Plimpton Carpet Manufacturers, New York, NY, supported the arts ;
Mother: Mary Louisa (Hastings) Plimpton-Gaylord (1836-1919) ;
Relatives: George Horace Plimpton (1854-1930), brother ; C. F. Plimpton (1860-?), brother ; Herbert Plimpton (1862-?), brother ; Horace Gershom Plimpton (1865-1945), brother ; Eugene Dwight Plimpton (1874-1875), brother ;
Spouse: Emma C Plimpton (1867-?), wife ;
Children: Edwin Plimpton (1888-?), son ; Kenneth DePau Plimpton (1896-1972), son ;

Training: Brooklyn Collegiate and Polytechnic Institute, Brooklyn, NY (1870-1876) ; Adelphi Academy of Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY (1895) ; Privately in Paris, France at the atelier of Jean-Leon Gerome (1824-1904) (1878) ;
Instructors: Jean-Leon Gerome (1824-1904) (1878) ;
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Member: Brooklyn Art Club, Brooklyn, NY, vice-president (1890) ;
Exhibited with: Brooklyn Art Association, Brooklyn, NY (1876-1886, 1891) ;  Salmagundi Club, New York, NY, as a non-member (1883) ; National Academy of Design, New York, NY (1882-1900) ; Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA (1890) ; Paris Salons, Paris, France ; Brooklyn Art Club, Brooklyn, NY ; Kraushaar Gallery, New York, NY (March, 1898) ;
Awards: Brooklyn Art Club, Brooklyn, NY, prize, best landscape (1887) ;

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Digital-born document number:
FAD.2020.58195

Digital document provenance:
Original compiled and researched document by the Fine Art Database, 266 West 21st Street, New York, NY.

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Record birth date:
April 12, 2020

Last updated: May 10, 2020 at 20:21 pm

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