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William Sidney Mount  American  1807 -1868
Born: Setauket, Long Island, New York, United States 
Died: Setauket, Long Island, New York, United States 
Addresses:  New York, New York, United States  
 Stony Brook, Long Island, New York, United States  
Studied: National Academy of Design 1826
Instructors: Henry Smith Mount 1824
Henry Inman 1824
Exhibited: National Academy of Design often between 1828-1869
Brooklyn Art Association 1863-1866, 1872
Artists Fund Society 
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts 1840, 1842-43, 1847
New York Historical Society 1998
Examples of Work: Art Institute of Chicago 
Corcoran Gallery, Washington, DC 
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 
National Collection of Fine Arts, Washington, D.C. 
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. 
New York State Historical Association, Cooperstown 
New York Public Library 
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia 
Suffolk Museum, Stony Brook, New York 
Specialty: Painter
Style/School: Luminism
Subjects Known For: Genre
Memberships: National Academy of Design ANA 1831; NA 1832
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William Sidney Mount worked under Henry Inman in 1824 before attending course at the national Academy of Design in 1826. He was the leading genre painter of the 19th century and was the most famous of his three brothers,... (More)

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