Fitz Hugh Lane

Life Dates:
December 19 1804 – August 14 1865
Artist Biography:
Fitz Hugh Lane, also known as Fitz Henry Lane, was an American painter and printmaker of a style that would later be called Luminism, for its use of pervasive light. In the early 1840's, Lane declared himself a marine painter and his harbor scenes and ship portraits were a sole focus of his art career.