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Picknell, William Lamb

PICKNELL, WILLIAM LAMB (1854-1897), American landscape-painter, was born at Hinesburg, Vermont, on the 23rd of October 1854. He was a pupil of George Inness in Rome for two years, and of J. L. Ger6me in the Ecole des Beaux Arts, Paris. With Robert Wylie he worked for several years in Brittany, at Pont Aven and Concarneau, where he painted his " Route de Concarneau " (Corcoran Art Gallery, Washington, D.C.). His " Morning on the Loing " received a gold medal at the Paris Salon of 1895. In 1880 he became a member of the Society of American Artists, and in 1891 an associate of the National Academy of Design. He died at Marblehead, Massachusetts, on the 8th of August 1897.

Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)

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