Willard Leroy Metcalf: An American Impressionist

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Known as “Metty” to friends, Willard Leroy Metcalf was the master painter of New England landscapes. He understood the vibrant American landscape and had a great instinct for capturing it. Peers praised his work for its directness and sincerity. Thanks to a prosperous career as an illustrator, Metcalf was able to travel to France and became the first American artist … Read More