Edward Chalmers Leavitt (1842-1904)

Edward Chalmers Leavitt (1842-1904)

Pupil of landscape and still life painter James Morgan Lewin, Edward C. Leavitt was one of Providence, Rhode Island’s most prominent still life painters by the end of the nineteenth century. He was extremely prolific, producing over a thousand still life paintings during his lifetime, and was admired for the realistic and tangible qualities of his work. 

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Leavitt was a member of the Providence and Boston Art Clubs, and exhibited with these associations as well as with the National Academy and the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. His work can be found in the Cahoon Museum of American Art in Cotuit, Massachusetts, and the Cummer Museum in Jacksonville, Florida. 

References: Falk, Who Was Who in American Art, 1999; See William Gerdts and Russell Burke, American Still-Life Painting (New York: Praeger, 1971).

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