Walter J. Biggs enjoyed success as
a popular illustrator for most of his career, and then became an accomplished painter
later in life. Growing up in Salem, he
attended the New York School of Art (later Parsons The New School for Design) early
in the 1900s. His romantic, impressionistic-style works soon began appearing on the
covers of major magazines of the period, as well as in books. Biggs won praise for
his renderings of the American South, particularl. . .
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