Seymour Joseph Guy

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Seymour Joseph Guy

2,500.00

Portrait of a Gentleman
Oil on Canvas
35 1/2 x 28 1/2 inches

Signed Lower Left, monogram

Inventory ID: DH104

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Seymour Joseph Guy was born in Greenwich, England, 16 January, 1824. Seymour Joseph Guy studied under Ambrosini Jerome in London, and came to New York in 1854, where he still (1887) resides. Guy began to paint portrait paintings, and met with success, but afterward turned his attention to genre paintings. Seymour Joseph Guy was elected associate of the National academy in 1861, academician in 1865, and was one of the original members of the American society of painters in water colors in 1866. His subjects for the paintings are chiefly scenes and incidents drawn from child life.