Winter Scene In New Haven Connecticut 1858 By Durrie
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Painting - Oil On Canvas
George Henry Durrie (June 6, 1820 - October 15, 1863) was an American artist whose rural winter scenes became popular when reproduced as lithographic prints by Currier and Ives.
A self-taught artist painted portraits in area around New Haven and Bethany, Conn. 1839, instruction from Nathaniel Jocelyn, a New Haven engraver and painter of portraits and miniatures. 1840-42, divided time between Connecticut and New Jersey. Then settled in New Haven except for painting trips to New Jersey, New York, and Virginia. About 1850, turned to painting rural genre scenes and winter landscapes. After 1860, Currier and Ives produced ten prints after his paintings (six appeared posthumously).
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