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MARTIN, Homer Dodge, artist, born in Albany, New York, 28 October, 1836. He received no regular art instruction, but began exhibiting at the National academy about 1857. He removed to New York early in 1862, and was elected an associate of the National academy in 1868, and academician in 1875. In 1876, 1880, and 1881 he travelled in England, and in 1882-'6 resided in France, sketching and painting from nature during his stay in those countries. His landscapes are notable for color and atmosphere. His works include " White Mountains from Randolph Hill" (1862); "Adirondacks" (1876) ; "Thames at Richmond" (1877); "Evening on the Saranac" (1878); " Sand Dunes on Lake Ontario" (1879 and 1886); " On the Neck, Newport, Rhode Island" (1880) ; and " Old Manor at Crique-bceuf, Normandy " (1885).
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