Walter Launt Palmer

Walter Launt Palmer (August 1, 1854 – April 16, 1932) was an American Impressionist painter. Palmer's daddy Erastus Dow Palmer was a prominent sculptor, and the family quarters was frequented by his father's friends, notably Frederic Edwin Church. Palmer began his formal artistic training below portrait painter Charles Loring Elliott, but it was Church, the period's premier landscape artist, who highly developed tutored the young Palmer in landscape painting.

In 1873, Palmer made one of many trips abroad in order to appear in with Carolus-Duran. It was at this era that he met one of Carolus-Duran’s additional young students, John Singer Sargent. The artiste continued to accept frequent and extended trips to Europe, and acquired a growing fascination in French Impressionism as competently as an steadfast attraction to Venetian subjects. When Palmer returned to the United States, he spent most of his get older in Albany, where artists bearing in mind William and James Hart, Homer Dodge Martin, and Edward Gay as a consequence painted. Here, Palmer began painting building interiors, his first significant series of work. He furthermore spent some time practicing out of New York City at the Tenth Street Studio Building.

Palmer's most notable works are winter landscape scenes, a tradition he continued from the mid-1880s to the subside of his life. For these accomplishments he has been called the "painter of the American winter." Exhibitions featuring Palmer's enactment have included Hawthorne Fine Art's A Perfect Solitude: The Art of Walter Launt Palmer (1854–1932) (December 12, 2006 – February 10, 2007) and the Albany Institute of History & Art's Walter Launt Palmer: Painting the Moment (March 28 - August 16, 2015).

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