Edwin Dickinson

Edwin Dickinson was an American painter. Born Seneca Falls, N.Y., Oct. 11, 1891.
Dickinson has been a leading painter in the Realist style. His paintings, noted for their exact detail and somber color, include The Fossil Hunters (Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City), Ruin at Daphne, and Villa La Louette (both at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City). He has sometimes painted in a Surrealistic style, portraying ambiguous objects and scenes with strange, symbolic meanings. Dickinson studied at the Art Students League in New York and with the famous art teacher William M. Chase.