Thomas Nygard Gallery - 19th and 20th Century American Art


Hamilton, N.A.


Hamilton Hamilton moved from his birthplace in Oxford, England to the United States as a young child.  Settling with his family in Connecticut he embarked upon art in a self taught manner even though he was a periodic student of John Ruskin. His earliest career included a portrait studio in Buffalo, New York. His later efforts attained several noteworthy accomplishments for his legacy including membership in the National Academy of Design as an associate in 1886 and full Academician status in 1889. He was also a member of the prestigious American Watercolor Society as well as a founder of the Silvermine, Connecticut colony of artists.


His works are widely held by public and private collections alike, including the Fine Arts Academy of Buffalo, New York.

(1847 - 1928)

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