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Gilbert Gaul

(American, 1855–1919)

oyster boat, long island sound by gilbert gaul

Gilbert Gaul

Oyster Boat, Long Island Sound

Biography

Timeline

1855
Born Jersey City, NJ
1919
Died New York, NY
Studied: Claverack Military Acad; National Academy of Design with L. E. Wilmarth; Art Students League; J. G. Brown in NYC; Art Students League, 1875
Member: Associate member of the National Academy of Design, National Academician
An historical illustrator of the Civil War and Native American life in the Old West. His best known collection of illustrations appears in Battles and Leaders of the Civil War

Exhibitions

1997
The South: A Story to Tell, Ledbetter Lusk Gallery Memphis, Tennessee
1996
Southern Sensibilities: The Art and Ambience of the Old South, Madison-Morgan Cultural Center Madison, Georgia

Literature

Artists of California; “Landscape and Genre Painting in Tennessee, 1810-1985”