J. Warren Thyng was a landscape painter who was born in Lakeport, New Hampshire but also lived in Salem, Massachusetts and Akron, Ohio. He studied under George Loring Brown in Boston and at the National Academy of Design in NY.
Thyng taught at the Massachusetts State Normal Art School in Salem, MA for eleven years. He also taught in New Hapmshire at the Manchester public schools and the normal school in Plymouth. He moved briefly to Akron, OH in 1883 and was a founder of the Akron School of Design.
His works are represented at the New Hampshire Historical Society.
Some known works are:
Lake Winnipesaukee Showing the Excursion Steamer. Aquatint. 12 3/4 x 16 3/4 inches.
Mount Washington Steamer – A Side Wheeler. Oil on canvas. 1869.
New Hampshire Scenery