Delaware Valley Landscape
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Thomas B. Griffin was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1858. His first formal art education was at the National Academy of Design in New York. While at the Academy, Griffin exhibited his very well executed landscapes. In 1896, he listed his address as 340 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, New York. It was during this year that Griffin exhibited "Views from the Catskills (from Haine's Corners)" and "Hunter Mountain, Catskills," at the National Academy of Art. He was very and prolific, and is best known for his landscapes of the Pennsylvania, New York, and Maryland countryside. He also painted animals, especially hunting scenes. Thomas B. Griffin later moved to Baltimore where he opened a studio and established himself as a painter of impressionistic landscapes. He died in 1918.
Dictionary of American Artists, Sculptors and Engravers (1968), ed. by William Young
Exhibition of the National Academy, 1861-1900, vol.1, pg. 367
Who was Who in American Art (1985), ed. by Peter Hastings Falk