|Wood, Thomas Waterman, 1823-1903|
|city||New York City|
|other cities||Montpelier, VT; Paris, France;|
American artist known for The Contraband, Recruit and Veteran, at the MMA.
In 1869, Wood was elected an Associate of the National Academy of Design and, in 1871, an Academician. He became President of the American Water Color Society in 1878 and served in that office until 1887. He acted as Vice-President of the National Academy of Design for a period of twelve years beginning in 1879. In 1891 he became the President of the Academy. (http://www.twwoodgallery.org/treasures_timeline.html)
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