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Samuel Colman  American  1832 -1920
Born: Portland Maine  
Died: New York New York  
Active: New York New York  
  France 1860-1862, 1871-1875
  Italy 1860-1862, 1871-1875
  Spain 1860-1862, 1871-1875
  Morocco 1860-1862, 1871-1875
Addresses:  Brooklyn New York  (1856-1860) 
 New York New York  1870s 
 Hudson Valley New York  1870s 
 Newport Rhode Island  1919 
Studied: New York City 
Europe 1860-1862, 1871-1875
Instructors: Asher Brown Durand 
Exhibited: Boston Athenaeum 
Maryland Historical Society 
Brooklyn Art Association 1861-1885
National Academy of Design 1862-1896
Boston Art Club 1873-1886
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts 1879
Art Institute of Chicago 1896, 1917
Parrish Art Museum 1984
Examples of Work: Art Institute of Chicago 
Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, New York 
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 
National Academy of Design 
National Museum of American Art, Washington, DC 
St. Johnsbury Athenaeum, Vermont 
Union League Club, New York City 
Specialty: Painter
Style/School: Hudson River School
White Mountains
Subjects Known For: Landscapes
Memberships: National Academy of Design ANA 1854; NA 1862
New York Etching Club founder, 1877)
American Watercolor Society (founder; first president, 1866-71)
Society of American Artists 
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Samuel Colman was born in Portland, Maine in 1832. His father was a fine-arts bookseller and publisher who moved to New York City while Samuel, Jr. was a boy. His store on Broadway became a center for artists and lit... (More)

Samuel Colman was one of the leading artists of the Hudson River School's second generation, creating luminous landscapes of near and distant lands. Born in Portland, Maine, and raised in New York City, Colman grew up in a fam... (More)

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