Weir family.

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Family of artists, New York, N.Y.

Robert Walter Weir (1803-1889) was a Hudson River School painter and Professor at West Point. His two sons John Ferguson (1841-1926) and Julian Alden (1852-1919) were painters. Mary French Weir (1846-1927) was married to John. They had a daughter Edith (1875-1955). John was Director of the Yale School of Fine Arts from 1869-1913.

From the description of Weir family papers, 1823-1930. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83865425

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creatorOf Weir family. Weir family papers, 1823-1930. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
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associatedWith Bryant, William Cullen, 1794-1878. person
associatedWith Church, Frederic Edwin, 1826-1900. person
associatedWith Cole, Thomas, 1801-1848. person
associatedWith Gifford, Sanford Robinson, 1823-1880. person
associatedWith Greenough, Horatio, 1805-1852. person
associatedWith La Farge, John, 1835-1910. person
associatedWith McEntee, Jervis, 1828-1891. person
associatedWith Morris, George Perry, 1864-1921. person
associatedWith Page, William, 1811-1885. person
associatedWith Perry, Edith Weir, 1875-1955. person
associatedWith Saint-Gaudens, Augustus, 1848-1907. person
associatedWith Twachtman, John Henry, 1853-1902. person
associatedWith Weir, Irene, 1863-1944. person
associatedWith Weir, John F. (John Ferguson), 1841-1926. person
associatedWith Weir, Julian Alden, 1852-1919. person
associatedWith Weir, Mary French, 1846-1927. person
associatedWith Weir, Robert Walter, 1803-1889. person
associatedWith Whittredge, Worthington, 1820-1910. person
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New York (State)--New York
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Women painters
Painting, American
Painters
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Active 1823

Active 1930

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