Thomas Wilmer Dewing, 1851-1938, was an American painter noted for his figure oil painting of aristocratic women. He was best known for his tonalist artworks. Dewing's preferred vehicle of artistic expression is the refined, aristocratic female figure situated in a moody and dreamlike surrounding, often seated playing instruments, writing letters, Dewing art sensitively portrayed figures had a detachment from the viewer that keeps the spectator a remote witness to the scene. Key collectors of Thomas Wilmer Dewing paintings were John Gellatly. -- The Copyright of Scripts is Reserved by Toperfect.