Edwin Deakin

Edwin Deakin (May 21, 1838 – May 11, 1923) was a British-American artiste best known for his indulgent landscapes as capably as his architectural studies, especially the Spanish colonial missions of California. His nevertheless lifes are considered to be some of the finest of the genre. Deakin is one of the artists who popularized scenes of San Francisco's Chinatown. His hurting and extremely publicized depictions of the deteriorating missions drew public attention to the necessity of restoring these historically important monuments.

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