Allston, Washington, 1779-1843

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1779-11-05
Death 1843-07-09
American

Biographical notes:

Allston was an American artist and author.

From the description of Papers, 1815-1842. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122297604

From the guide to the Papers, 1815-1842., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

American artist and poet.

From the description of An indenture tripartite..., 1827 May 9. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 550545503

American writer and artist.

From the description of Letter, Cambridgeport, Mass. to Chester Harding, 1841 Nov. 30. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 123163425

Allston was an American painter of portraits and historical, religious and allegorical subjects. He attended Harvard University and then went to Europe to study between 1800-1808, and again between 1811-1818. Allston spent the remainder of his life in Cambridge, MA where he produced little work but influenced many of his contemporaries.

From the description of Papers, 1818-1843. (Winterthur Library). WorldCat record id: 122397597

American artist and author.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cambridge Port, to D.H. Williams, 1841 Mar. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270131500

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cambridge Port, to Congressman Leonard Jarvis, 1834 May 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270131499

From the description of Sonnet on the late Samuel Taylor Coleridge : Cambridge Port, Massachusetts : manuscript, [183-?]. (Peking University Library). WorldCat record id: 54750072

Artist and author.

From the description of Washington Allston correspondence, 1818-1836. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449378

The American painter Washington Allston began his artistic career in England. In 1818 he was elected an associate of the Royal Academy in London, and honorary member of the American Academy of the Fine Arts in New York.

From the description of Letter to William Collins, 1818 Aug. 23. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 78132488

American poet and painter.

From the guide to the Washington Allston letters, undated, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.)

Washington Allston received his A.B. from Harvard in 1800.

From the description of [Student themes] , 1799. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77072617

American painter.

From the description of Letter, n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84215340

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Subjects:

  • Artists--Correspondence
  • Art--American (?)--Reproductions
  • Painters--Correspondence
  • Artists' materials--Tables
  • American poetry--19th century
  • Art, American
  • Artists
  • Poetry
  • Art, Modern--19th century
  • Philosophy
  • Authors, American--19th century--Manuscripts
  • Painters
  • Painting, American--History--Sources
  • Art--Exhibitions

Occupations:

  • Authors
  • Illustrator
  • Artists

Places:

  • France (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Pennsylvania--Philadelphia (as recorded)
  • Boston (Mass.) (as recorded)
  • Italy (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • London (England) (as recorded)
  • Philadelphia (Pa.) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)