Paintings Allston, Washington

Allston, Washington

1779 - 1843

American Romantic Painter

Allston Paintings Reproduction & Biography

Washington Allston was a painter and author, commonly held to be the first important American Romantic painter. Allston is known for his experiments with dramatic subject matter and his use of light and atmospheric colour. Although his production was small, it shaped future American landscape painting by its dramatic portrayals of mood