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Abbott Handerson Thayer

(American, 1849–1921)

waterlily by abbott handerson thayer

Abbott Handerson Thayer

Waterlily, 1881

Biography

Timeline

1890 - 1899
Invited to join "The Ten", but declined the offer
1849
Born Boston, Ma
1865
Training in formal artistic
At 16 years studied Under H. D. Morse Boston, MA
1867
Moved to New York City New York, NY
Student of J.B. Whittaker at Brooklyn Art School Brooklyn, NY
1868
Attended National Academy of Design under Wilmarth
1918
Comitted himself to the Hospital
1922
Memorial Exhibition Metropolitan Museum of Art
5/29/1921
Died of a stroke