Alexander Helwig Wyant
American painterDied when: 56 years 323 days (682 months)
Star Sign: Capricorn
Alexander Helwig Wyant (January 11, 1836 – November 29, 1892) was an American landscape painter.His early works belonged to the Hudson River School, with its direct pastoral narrative, but evolved into the more moody and shadowy Tonalism.
After a stroke which paralysed his right arm, he taught himself to paint with his left.