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HALL, George Henry, artist, born in Manchester, New Hampshire, 21 September, 1825. His father removed to Boston when the son was four years old. In 1849 George went to Dusseldorf, studied art one year, and removed to Paris, and afterward to Rome, where he opened a studio. In 1852 he returned to the United States and settled in New York city, where he now resides (1887). He was elected an associate in 1853, and in 1868 a member, of the National academy of design. Mr. Hall has visited Spain several times, and spent a year in study in Egypt. His specialties are still-life and figures. He has exhibited at the National academy "Precious Lading," a Spanish scene (1868); "Thursday Fair at Seville" (1869); "A Young Lady of Seville and her Duenna" and "Lilacs" (1870); "The Four Seasons" (1871); "The Roman Fountain" (1874); "Autumn" (1877); and "Winter," "A Rug Bazaar at Cairo," "Oven at Pompeii" (1887), and "Pomegranates and Grapes" (1887).
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