Edward Lamson Henry

Edward Lamson Henry

American artist E. L. Henry was born Edward Lamson Henry on January 12, 1841 in Charleston, South Carolina. He moved to New York after being orphaned at the age of 7 and lived there with his cousin …
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George Catlin

George Catlin

Born in Philadelphia on July 26, 1796, George Catlin became known as the first artist to focus on the Plains Indians as his specialist subject. He worked as a lawyer until 1823 when, although he wa …
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Abbott Handerson Thayer (1849-1921)

Abbott Handerson Thayer (1849-1921)

Abbott Handerson Thayer was an American naturalist and teacher who painted portraits of mostly figures, animals and landscapes. He is also well recognized today for his paintings of ethereal angels …
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