ABOUT ROBERT W. WEIR

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Robert W. Weir

1803-1889

American artist and educator. He is considered a painter of the Hudson River School. Weir was elected to the National Academy of Design in 1829, and an instructor of drawing at the United States Military Academy. His best-known works are Embarkation of the Pilgrims (in the United States Capitol rotunda at Washington, D.C.) and Landing of Hendrik Hudson.

WORKS BY WEIR ROBERT