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American, 19th century, male.

Born 1 August 1866, in Oberlin (Ohio); died 1946.

Stage designer, architect, author, illustrator.

Claude Fayette Bragdon is above all remembered as an architect. He first worked as a stage designer in 1919 on Walter Hampden's travelling production of Hamlet. He designed fourteen other productions for Hampden between ...

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American, 19th century, male.

Born 1850, in Philadelphia; died 1903, in Philadelphia.

Painter, engraver. Stage scenery.

H.T. Cariss was a pupil at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts and a member of the Philadelphia Art Club. He exhibited several engravings in Philadelphia in 1882.

New York...

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American, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1854; died 1924.

Painter, watercolourist. Local scenes.

Hermann Hansen drew on the inexhaustible folklore of the founding of America, with cowboys, cattle, horses and stagecoaches ever prone to dangers.

New York, 21 April 1978: Attack (1895, watercolour, 19¾ × 27¾ ins/50.2 × 70.5 cm) ...

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American, 19th century, male.

Born 1830, in Baltimore (Maryland); died 1895.

Painter, watercolourist, illustrator. Landscapes, landscapes with figures, scenes with figures, seascapes. Stage sets.

Walter Perkins was the pupil of James Hamilton.

New York, 20 April 1972: Florida Landscape, USD 2,800

New York, 29 April 1977...

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American, 19th century, male.

Born 1790, in Philadelphia; died 1834, in New Orleans.

Painter. Genre scenes, landscapes, architectural views. Stage sets.

Hugh Reinagle was a pupil of John J. Holland. In 1825 he was a founder member of the National Academy of Design in New York....

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American, 20th century, male.

Born 24 October 1883, in New York; died 18 November 1945, in Brandenburg.

Painter, engraver, draughtsman, decorative designer. Figures. Designs for ceramics, stage sets.

Jugendstil, Art Deco.

Paul Scheurich studied at the arts academy in Berlin from 1902 to 1904. In ...

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American, 19th century, male.

Born 1812, in Glasgow; died 1896 or 1898, in Edge Hill.

Painter. Figures, landscapes, mountainscapes. Stage sets.

Russell William Thompson Smith studied with J.P. Lambdin in Philadelphia, and then worked for the city's theatres.

Los Angeles, 27 May 1974: Old Man of the Mountain...

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American, 20th century, male.

Born 5 August 1920, in Brooklyn, New York; died 27 March 2011, in Hartland, Vermont.

Painter. Scenes with figures, portraits, religious subjects. Stage sets.

Symbolism, American Magical Realism.

George Tooker studied at the Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts, then at Harvard and with Reginald Marsh and Paul Cadmus at the Art Students League of New York ...