Julian Alden Weir (1852 - 1919)
Impressionism and landscape go hand-in-hand in Weir’s art. He spent nearly four decades painting at his farm.
Childe Hassam (1859 - 1934)
Frederick Childe Hassam was a prolific American Impressionist painter who frequented the Weir House during Julian's time here.
John Henry Twachtman (1853 - 1902)
One of Julian Alden Weir's closest friends, John Henry Twachtman spent summers at Weir Farm, creating etchings and painting the landscape.
Albert Pinkham Ryder (1847 - 1917)
A reclusive American painter known for his magical, romantic, and symbolic imagery; Ryder was a frequent guest at Weir Farm.
John Singer Sargent (1856 - 1925)
Weir befriended Sargent while studying in Paris in 1874. Sargent became the foremost portraitist of his generation.
John Ferguson Weir (1841 - 1926)
One of Julian's 15 siblings, John was a painter and sculptor, who served as the first director of the Yale University School of Fine Art.
Dorothy Weir Young (1890 - 1947)
Weir’s daughter Dorothy studied at the National Academy of Design and was a member of the National Asso. of Women Painters and Sculptors.
Mahonri Mackintosh Young (1877 - 1957)
Born in Salt Lake City, Mahonri Young married Dorothy Weir in 1931. His work ranged from large monuments to intimate sketches of daily life.
Sperry Andrews (1917 - 2005)
Sperry and his wife Doris moved to Weir Farm in 1957. They painted the landscape and became stewards and champions of the property.
Doris Andrews (1920 - 2003)
Doris Andrews grew up in Kentucky and later studied watercolor painting at the Arts Student League in New York.
Meet the Artists
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Art Donated by Park Partner, the Weir Farm Art Alliance
Over the past thirty years, the Weir Farm Art Alliance has donated over 140 pieces of art to Weir Farm National Historical Park. These works are now part of the Park's museum collection, and a wide variety can be viewed on the Alliance website HERE. Thank you to the Weir Farm Art Alliance for your continued effort to reunite historically significant paintings with the park!
Where are all the Weirs?
For an ever evolving and interactive map of institutions that display and own artwork by Julian Alden Weir, click here [Google Map].
Last updated: March 25, 2021