Durand, Asher Brown
American, 19th century, male.
Born 21 August 1796, in Jefferson Village, now Maplewood (New Jersey); died 17 December 1886, in Maplewood (New Jersey).
Painter, engraver. History painting, portraits, genre scenes, landscapes, landscapes with figures.
Hudson River School.
Asher Brown Durand, a remarkable artist from a French family that fled to America at the time of the Revocation of the Edict of Nantes, was a founder of the American National Academy of Design, and served as its president ...