Wilbur Dean Hamilton
Born in Pennsylvania and studying painting in Boston, he was a teacher at the Massachusetts Normal Art School from 1892 to 1942 and ran a summer school in Kingston, Massachusetts. He was an impressionist landscape, genre, and portrait painter and was especially noted for garden landscapes.
He studied at the Massachusetts Normal Art School and in 1883 moved to Providence, Rhode Island where he studied with Tomasso Juglaris at the Rhode Island School of Design.
In 1892, he returned to Boston, setting up a studio on Boylston Street and exhibiting at the Boston Art Club and the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. He died in Kingston in 1943.