Walter Launt Palmer

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Walter Launt Palmer
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Born 1854
Albany, New York
Died 1932
Albany, New York
Education Frederick E. Church, Carolus-Duran
Notable work(s) Winter landscape scenes
Movement American Impressionist
Awards Member of the National Academy of Design (1897)

Walter Launt Palmer (1854, Albany, New York – 1932, Albany, New York) was an American Impressionist painter. Palmer's father Erastus Dow Palmer was a prominent sculptor, and their Palmer residence was frequented by his father's friends, notably landscape painter Frederick E. Church.[1] Church trained Palmer in landscape painting. Palmer's most notable works are winter landscape scenes, a tradition he carried throughout his career.

Exhibitions[edit]

Palmer works were exhibited in group shows and solo exhibitions throughout his career. Many of his works are collectable and can be found in museums and private collections worldwide.

Prizes[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Palmer, W. L., and Butler Institute of American Art. 1988. Walter Launt Palmer (1854-1932): An American impressionist : September 11-October 16, 1988. Youngstown, Ohio: Butler Institute of American Art.