Thomas P. Rossiter

Thomas P. Rossiter
Also Known as
Thomas Pritchard Rossiter
T. P. Rossiter
Thomas Rossiter
New Haven, Connecticut
Cold Spring, New York
born New Haven, CT 1818-died Cold Spring, NY 1871
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Thomas P. Rossiter was raised by his maternal grandparents in New Haven, Connecticut. Rossiter was abandoned after his mother died, and his father’s salt-mining business failed. He loved to draw, and studied with an engraver and portrait painter while still a teenager. The National Academy of Design in New York exhibited two of his paintings, which gave him the confidence to open a studio in the city. Rossiter was known for his portraits, but also painted landscape, history, and religious scenes. He traveled to Europe, and upon his return to New York, had a successful show of paintings that he created in Rome.

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