biografía de Andrew John Henry WAY (1826-1888)

Lugar de nacimiento: Washington, DC

Lugar de defunción: Baltimore, MD

Direcciones: Baltimore, c.1858-on

Profesión: Still life, portrait & landscape painter

Estudios: John P. Frankenstein, c.1847 ; Baltimore with Alfred J. Miller in the late 1840s; atelier of Michel-Martin Drolling, Paris, 1850; Acad. Fine Arts, Florence, 1851

Exposiciones: Wash. AA, 1858; NAD, 1861-85; Brooklyn AA; Royal Acad., London; Centennial Expo, Phila., PA, 1876 (medals); PAFA Ann., 1877-84, 1887; Carnegie-Mellon Univ., 1984

Obra: Peabody Inst., Baltimore; Shelburne (VT) Mus.

Comentarios: At first a portrait painter, he later became well known as a painter of still life, especially grapes and oysters. His son, George Brevitt Way (see entry), also was a painter.

Fuentes: G&W; CAB; Pleasants, 250 Years of Painting in Maryland, 60-61; Baltimore CD 1858-60+; 8 Census (1860), Md., VII, 584; Rutledge, MHS; Washington Art Assoc. Cat., 1857; Gazette des Beaux Arts (May 1946), 316, repro.; McMahan, Artists of Washington, DC; Muller, Paintings and Drawings at the Shelburne Museum, 136 (w/repro.); For Beauty and for Truth, 90 (w/repro.); Falk, Exh. Record Series.

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