Walter Launt Palmer
(1854 - 1932)
Walter Launt Palmer was active/lived in New York. Walter Palmer is known for landscape-snowscene and interiors painting.
Biography Walter Launt Palmer
The landscapes of Walter Launt Palmer, particularly his snow scenes,
were popular prizewinners throughout a long professional career that
began before the artist was 20 years old.
Born in 1854 in
Albany, New York, the son of sculptor Erastus Dow Palmer, Walter grew
up amongst art and artists. His first lessons, in his teens, were with
portraitist Charles Elliott and Hudson River School landscapist
Frederic Church. Palmer's work was first accepted for the
National Academy of Design show of 1872, when he was only 18.
a European tour in 1873, Palmer continued his art studies in Paris
until 1876. One of his masters was Emile Auguste Carolus-Duran, whose
influence is seen in the controlled tonality that modi
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