Virgil Macey Williams

Virgil Macey Williams (October 29, 1830 - December 18, 1886) was an American painter, and the director of the San Francisco School of Design.[1][2][3] In 1872, he co-founded the San Francisco Art Association with Juan B. Wandesforde.[4]

Virgil Macey Williams
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BornOctober 29, 1830
DiedDecember 18, 1886
Napa County, California, California, U.S.
EducationBrown University
OccupationPainter
Spouse(s)Mary Page
RelativesWilliam Page (father-in-law)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Post, Ruth N. (June 1987). "The California Years of Virgil Macey Williams". California History. 66 (2): 114–129. doi:10.2307/25591535 – via JSTOR.
  2. ^ "Death of Virgil Williams". Los Angeles Herald. December 19, 1886. p. 1. Retrieved December 2, 2019 – via Newspapers.com.
  3. ^ "An Artist Gone". The San Francisco Examiner. December 19, 1889. p. 6. Retrieved December 2, 2019 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ Lekisch, Barbara (2003). Embracing Scenes about Lakes Tahoe & Donner: Painters, Illustrators & Sketch Artists 1855-1915. Lafayette, California: Great West Books. p. 35. ISBN 9780944220146. OCLC 1001900414.