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Washington Allston (1779–1843)

Allston, Washington. An eminent American painter, poet and romancer; born at Waccamaw, SC, Nov. 5, 1779; died in Cambridge, MA, July 9, 1843. He graduated at Harvard in 1800; studied at the Royal Academy, London, and in Rome, and returned to Boston in 1809. He is the author of: ‘The Sylph of the Seasons and Other Poems’ (1813); ‘Monaldi,’ a romance (1841), and ‘Lectures on Art and Poems’ (1850).