Gari Melchers

born Detroit MI 1860-died Falmouth, VA 1932
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Gari Melchers, © Peter A. Juley & Son Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum J0001978
Also known as
  • Julius Gari Melchers
  • J. Gari Melchers
Detroit, Michigan, United States
Falmouth, Virginia, United States
Active in
  • Egmond-aan-Zee, Netherlands
  • Weimar, Germany
  • American

Painter. An expatriate who studied in Dusseldorf and Paris and set up a studio in Holland. He painted in an academic style that reflected the influences of Impressionism and is best known for his renderings of Dutch villagers, often in religious observance.

Joan Stahl American Artists in Photographic Portraits from the Peter A. Juley & Son Collection (Washington, D.C. and Mineola, New York: National Museum of American Art and Dover Publications, Inc., 1995)