Last Name Simond
First Name Louis
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Birth Date 1767
Death Date 1831
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Biographical Notes A native of France, Simond was active in New York as a merchant and auctioneer from 1790 to 1815, except for the years 1810-11, when he was in Great Britain. He was a distinguished amateur painter and art critic. He became a member of The New-York Historical Society in 1812 and designed the vignette of Hudson's "Half Moon," which was later engraved by Asher B. Durand for the Society's membership diploma.
Biographical Annotation A native of France, Simond was active in New York as a merchant and auctioneer from 1790 to 1815, except for the years 1810-11, when he was in Great Britain. He was a distinguished amateur painter and art critic. He became a member of The New-York Historical Society in 1812 and designed the vignette of Hudson's "Half Moon," which was later engraved by Asher B. Durand for the Society's membership diploma.
Nationality French
Person URI http://viaf.org/viaf/22199227
Resident In the Lake District No
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Birthplace France
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