Willard Metcalf

Willard Leroy Metcalf (July 1, 1858 – March 9, 1925) was an American performer born in Lowell, Massachusetts. He studied at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and sophisticated attended Académie Julian, Paris. After upfront figure-painting and illustration, he became prominent as a landscape painter. He was one of the Ten American Painters who in 1897 seceded from the Society of American Artists. For some years he was an learned in the Women's Art School, Cooper Union, New York, and in the Art Students League, New York. In 1893 he became a devotee of the American Watercolor Society, New York. Generally allied with American Impressionism, he is moreover remembered for his New England landscapes and involvement with the Old Lyme Art Colony at Old Lyme, Connecticut and his influential years at the Cornish Art Colony.

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