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Washington Allston

Self-portrait, 1805 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Born (1779-11-05)November 5, 1779
Near Georgetown, South Carolina
Died July 9, 1843(1843-07-09) (aged 63)
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Nationality American
Known for Painting
Poetry
Spouse(s)

Ann Channing (1809–15)
Margaret Remington Dana (1830-43)

The only competition worthy of a wise man is with himself.
Distinction is the consequence, never the object of a great mind.
Never judge a work of art by its defects.