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Vanderlyn, John 1776-1852 Painter; born in Kingston, N. Y., Oct. 15, 1776; received instructions in painting from Gilbert Stuart at the age of sixteen years, and in 1796, through the aid of Aaron Burr, went to Paris, and studied there five years. He returned, but went to Europe again, where he resided from 1803 to 1815. There he painted a large picture of Marius seated amid the ruins of Carthage, for which he was awarded the gold medal at the Louvre in 1808, and was the recipient of high commendation from Napoleon. On his return to the United States he painted portraits of distinguished citizens, and introduced the panoramic method of exhibiting pictures. In 1832 he received a commission to paint a full-length portrait of Washington for the House of Representatives; and in 1839 he painted for one of the panels of the rotunda of the Capitol The Landing of Columbus. He died in Kingston, N. Y., Sept. 24, 1852.
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Vanderlyn, John 1776-1852 Painter; born in Kingston, N. Y., Oct. 15, 1776; received instructions in painting from Gilbert Stuart at the age of sixteen years, and in 1796, through the aid of Aaron Burr, went to Paris, and studied there five years. He returned, but went to Europe again, where he resided from 1803 to 1815. There he painted a large picture of Marius seated amid the ruins of Carthage, for which he was awarded the gold medal at the Louvre in 1808, and was the recipient of high commendation from Napoleon. On his return to the United States he painted portraits of distinguished citizens, and introduced the panoramic method of exhibiting pictures. In 1832 he received a commission to paint a full-length portrait of Washington for the House of Representatives; and in 1839 he painted for one of the panels of the rotunda of the Capitol The Landing of Columbus. He died in Kingston, N. Y., Sept. 24, 1852.
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Vanderlyn, John 1776-1852 Painter; born in Kingston, N. Y., Oct. 15, 1776; received instructions in painting from Gilbert Stuart at the age of sixteen years, and in 1796, through the aid of Aaron Burr, went to Paris, and studied there five years. He returned, but went to Europe again, where he resided from 1803 to 1815. There he painted a large picture of Marius seated amid the ruins of Carthage, for which he was awarded the gold medal at the Louvre in 1808, and was the recipient of high commendation from Napoleon. On his return to the United States he painted portraits of distinguished citizens, and introduced the panoramic method of exhibiting pictures. In 1832 he received a commission to paint a full-length portrait of Washington for the House of Representatives; and in 1839 he painted for one of the panels of the rotunda of the Capitol The Landing of Columbus. He died in Kingston, N. Y., Sept. 24, 1852.
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Vanderlyn, John 1776-1852 Painter; born in Kingston, N. Y., Oct. 15, 1776; received instructions in painting from Gilbert Stuart at the age of sixteen years, and in 1796, through the aid of Aaron Burr, went to Paris, and studied there five years. He returned, but went to Europe again, where he resided from 1803 to 1815. There he painted a large picture of Marius seated amid the ruins of Carthage, for which he was awarded the gold medal at the Louvre in 1808, and was the recipient of high he gold medal at the Louvre in 1808, and was the recipient of high commendation from Napoleon. On his return to the United States he painted portraits of distinguished citizens, and introduced the panoramic method of exhibiting pictures. In 1832 he received a commission to paint a full-length portrait of Washington for the House of Representatives; and in 1839 he painted for one of the panels of the rotunda of the Capitol The Landing of Columbus. He died in Kingston, N. Y., Sept. 24, 1852.
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Vanderlyn, John 1776-1852 Painter; born in Kingston, N. Y., Oct. 15, 1776; received instructions in painting from Gilbert Stuart at the age of sixteen years, and in 1796, through the aid of Aaron Burr, went to Paris, and studied there five years. He returned, but went to Europe again, where he resided from 1803 to 1815. There he painted a large picture of Marius seated amid the ruins of Carthage, for which he was awarded the gold medal at the Louvre in 1808, and was the recipient of high commendation from Napoleon. On his return to the United States he painted portraits of distinguished citizens, and introduced the panoramic method of exhibiting pictures. In 1832 he received a commission to paint a full-length portrait of Washington for the House of Representatives; and in 1839 he painted for one of the panels of the rotunda of the Capitol The Landing of Columbus. He died in Kingston, N. Y., Sept. 24, 1852.
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Vanderlyn, John 1776-1852 Painter; born in Kingston, N. Y., Oct. 15, 1776; received instructions in painting from Gilbert Stuart at the age of sixteen years, and in 1796, through the aid of Aaron Burr, went to Paris, and studied there five years. He returned, but went to Europe again, where he resided from 1803 to 1815. There he painted a large picture of Marius seated amid the ruins of Carthage, for which he was awarded the gold medal at the Louvre in 1808, and was the recipient of high commendation from Napoleon. On his return to the United States he painted portraits of distinguished citizens, and introduced the panoramic method of exhibiting pictures. In 1832 he received a commission to paint a full-length portrait of Washington for the House of Representatives; and in 1839 he painted for one of the panels of the rotunda of the Capitol The Landing of Columbus. He died in Kingston, N. Y., Sept. 24, 1852.
Vanderlyn, John 1776-1852 Painter; born in Kingston, N. Y., Oct. 15, 1776; received instructions in painting from Gilbert Stuart at the age of sixteen years, and in 1796, through the aid of Aaron Burr, went to Paris, and studied there five years. He returned, but went to Europe again, where he resided from 1803 to 1815. There he painted a large picture of Marius seated amid the ruins of Carthage, for which he was awarded the gold medal at the Louvre in 1808, and was the recipient of high commendation from Napoleon. On his return to the United States he painted portraits of distinguished citizens, and introduced the panoramic method of exhibiting pictures. In 1832 he received a commission to paint a full-length portrait of Washington for the House of Representatives; and in 1839 he painted for one of the panels of the rotunda of the Capitol The Landing of Columbus. He died in Kingston, N. Y., Sept. 24, 1852.
Vanderlyn, John 1776-1852 Painter; born in Kingston, N. Y., Oct. 15, 1776; received instructions in painting from Gilbert Stuart at the age of sixteen years, and in 1796, through the aid of Aaron Burr, went to Paris, and studied there five years. He returned, but went to Europe again, where he resided from 1803 to 1815. There he painted a large picture of Marius seated amid the ruins of Carthage, for which he was awarded the gold medal at the Louvre in 1808, and was the recipient of high commendation from Napoleon. On his return to the United States he painted portraits of distinguished citizens, and introduced the panoramic method of exhibiting pictures. In 1832 he received a commission to paint a full-length portrait of Washington for the House of Representatives; and in 1839 he painted for one of the panels of the rotunda of the Capitol The Landing of Columbus. He died in Kingston, N. Y., Sept. 24, 1852.
Vanderlyn, John 1776-1852 Painter; born in Kingston, N. Y., Oct. 15, 1776; received instructions in painting from Gilbert Stuart at the age of sixteen years, and in 1796, through the aid of Aaron Burr, went to Paris, and studied there five years. He returned, but went to Europe again, where he resided from 1803 to 1815. There he painted a large picture of Marius seated amid the ruins of Carthage, for which he was awarded the gold medal at the Louvre in 1808, and was the recipient of high commendation from Napoleon. On his return to the United States he painted portraits of distinguished citizens, and introduced the panoramic method of exhibiting pictures. In 1832 he received a commission to paint a full-length portrait of Washington for the House of Representatives; and in 1839 he painted for one of the panels of the rotunda of the Capitol The Landing of Columbus. He died in Kingston, N. Y., Sept. 24, 1852.
Vanderlyn, John 1776-1852 Painter; born in Kingston, N. Y., Oct. 15, 1776; received instructions in painting from Gilbert Stuart at the age of sixteen years, and in 1796, through the aid of Aaron Burr, went to Paris, and studied there five years. He returned, but went to Europe again, where he resided from 1803 to 1815. There he painted a large picture of Marius seated amid the ruins of Carthage, for which he was awarded the gold medal at the Louvre in 1808, and was the recipient of high commendation from Napoleon. On his return to the United States he painted portraits of distinguished citizens, and introduced the panoramic method of exhibiting pictures. In 1832 he received a commission to paint a full-length portrait of Washington for the House of Representatives; and in 1839 he painted for one of the panels of the rotunda of the Capitol The Landing of Columbus. He died in Kingston, N. Y., Sept. 24, 1852.
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