Walter Gay

American, 1856-1937

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Walter Gay

American, 1856-1937

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Once dubbed “the dean of American painters in France” by the New York Times, Walter Gay spent much …

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Once dubbed “the dean of American painters in France” by the New York Times, Walter Gay spent much of his life in Paris. There he studied under and befriended Léon Bonnat—a teacher of Gustave Caillebotte, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Thomas Eakins, and John Singer Sargent—and showed at the Paris Salon. In 1882 he …

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