Washington

Allston

Artistic period 1801 to 1850

Nationality

American

Birth

1779 (Waccamaw)

Death

1843 (Cambridgeport)

Biography

Washington Allston (* November 5, 1779 on the Brook Green Plantation on the Waccamaw River near Charleston, South Carolina; † July 9, 1843 in Cambridge, Massachusetts) was an American history, portrait and landscape painter of Classicism and Romanticism, as well as a writer.