“Three things tell a man: his eyes, his friends and his favorite quotes.”
Washington Allston (American Artist)
Date of Birth:
November 5, 1779
Date of Death:
July 9, 1843
Washington Allston was a U.S. poet and influential painter, born in Waccamaw, South Carolina. Allston pioneered America's Romantic movement of landscape painting. He was well known during his lifetime for his experiments with dramatic subject matter and his bold use of light and atmospheric color.