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William Robinson Leigh

1866 - 1955
Painter
Origin: United States
Born: September 23, 1866, Falling Water, West Virginia
Died: March, 11, 1955, New York, New York

William Robinson Leigh was one of the most prolific painters of the American West and is well known for his dramatic images of Western landscapes, wildlife, cavalry, cowboys, and American Indians. His use of European techniques in painting large-scale images of the American West eventually earned him the nickname "America's Sagebrush Rembrandt."

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Artist with Hippopotamus
1939, Ink, Gouache and Graphite on Paper
William Robinson Leigh
United States, 1866 - 1955
Baboons in the Lukenia Hills
1939, Ink, Gouache and Graphite on Paper
William Robinson Leigh
United States, 1866 - 1955
Carl Akeley
1939, Ink, Gouache and Graphite on Paper
William Robinson Leigh
United States, 1866 - 1955
Eland
1939, Ink, Gouache and Graphite on Paper
William Robinson Leigh
United States, 1866 - 1955
Female of the Species
1946, Oil on Canvas
William Robinson Leigh
United States, 1866 - 1955
Flamingos
1939, Ink, Gouache and Graphite on Paper
William Robinson Leigh
United States, 1866 - 1955
Flamingos at Lake Hannington
1939, Ink, Gouache and Graphite on Paper
William Robinson Leigh
United States, 1866 - 1955
Gnu, or Wildebeest
1939, Ink, Gouache and Graphite on Paper
William Robinson Leigh
United States, 1866 - 1955
Gorillas in the River
1939, Ink, Gouache and Graphite on Paper
William Robinson Leigh
United States, 1866 - 1955
Griffon Vulture
1939, Ink, Gouache and Graphite on Paper
William Robinson Leigh
United States, 1866 - 1955
Hartebeest or Kongoni
1939, Ink, Gouache and Graphite on Paper
William Robinson Leigh
United States, 1866 - 1955
Hyena
1939, Ink, Gouache and Graphite on Paper
William Robinson Leigh
United States, 1866 - 1955
Hyrax
1939, Ink, Gouache and Graphite on Paper
William Robinson Leigh
United States, 1866 - 1955
Lioness
1939, Ink, Gouache and Graphite on Paper
William Robinson Leigh
United States, 1866 - 1955
Masai Ostriches
1939, Ink, Gouache and Graphite on Paper
William Robinson Leigh
United States, 1866 - 1955
Sacred Ibis
1939, Ink, Gouache and Graphite on Paper
William Robinson Leigh
United States, 1866 - 1955
Secretary Birds
1939, Ink, Gouache and Graphite on Paper
William Robinson Leigh
United States, 1866 - 1955
Swans
1913, Oil on Canvas
William Robinson Leigh
United States, 1866 - 1955
The Struggle for Existence
1947, Oil on Canvas
William Robinson Leigh
United States, 1866 - 1955
Voice of the Desert
1914, Oil on Canvas mounted on Board
William Robinson Leigh
United States, 1866 - 1955
Vulturine Guinea-Fowl
1939, Ink, Gouache and Graphite on Paper
William Robinson Leigh
United States, 1866 - 1955