Samuel Colman

(1832 - 1920)
Born 4 March 1832, Portland, Maine, son of a bookseller, publisher, and dealer in fine engravings; moved with family to New York as a youth. By 1850, decided to become an artist. First exhibited 1851, National Academy of Design. Probably studied with Asher B. Durand around this time. Established studio in New York, 1854; elected associate member of...
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