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The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler

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Homer Dodge Martin, 1836-1897

Nationality: American
Date of Birth: 1836.10.28
Place of Birth: Albany, NY
Date of Death: 1897.02.02
Place of Death: St Paul, MN

Identity:

Homer Dodge Martin was a landscape and coastal painter.

Life:

During the early part of his career, Martin had a studio in New York and worked as a magazine illustrator. He exhibited at the National Academy of Design from 1857 and became a member of the Century Club in 1866. In 1882, he took a sojourn in Paris where he painted views of the Seine and Normandy. He returned to America in 1886 but received little recognition during his lifetime. He is referred to in JW's correspondence about 1897.

Bibliography:

Who Was Who in America. Historical Volume, 1607-1896, Chicago, 1963.