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American, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1872, in Worcester (Massachusetts); died 1941.

Painter, engraver. Landscapes.

At the beginning of the 20th century George Ames Aldrich took his vacations in north-west France, where he painted views of Normandy and Brittany.

New York, 4 Jan 1907: River Path, Marne Chapel...

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American, 19th century, male.

Born 1800, in Windham County (Connecticut); died 1880 or 1881, in Florence.

Painter, engraver. Portraits.

A distinguished portrait artist and lithographer, Francis Alexander studied under Alexander Robertson, who was the secretary at the American Academy of Fine Arts in New York. He lived in Boston and Providence, where he earned a considerable reputation as a portraitist. He went to Europe in 1853 and studied the Italian Primitives; this had an effect on his own style, which became more Naive than Primitive. His landscapes contain few figures and convey a powerful feeling of solitude....

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Leah Lipton

(b Killingly, CT, Feb 3, 1800; d Florence, March 27, 1880).

American painter and lithographer. He studied briefly with Alexander Robertson (1768–1841) in New York and copied portraits by John Trumbull and Samuel Waldo. From 1821 to 1825 he painted portraits in Killingly, CT, and Providence, RI. He received encouraging advice from Gilbert Stuart in Boston, probably in 1825, and by 1828 was a prominent portrait painter and lithographer there. Portraits such as Mrs Jared Sparks (1830; Cambridge, MA, Harvard U.) demonstrate a well-developed sense of pattern and design but display some deficiency in draughtsmanship, with conventional shapes used to determine the sitter’s features.

From 1831 to 1833 Alexander travelled and painted in Italy. After returning to Boston, he exhibited 39 paintings in 1834 at Harding’s Gallery, many of which were derived from the Italian trip. His unusually theatrical portrait of Senator Daniel Webster (1835; Hanover, NH, Dartmouth Coll., Hood Mus. A.) shows the effect of his exposure to Romanticism; Webster is presented with fiery eyes and wild hair, silhouetted against a dramatic sky. When Dickens visited America in ...

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American, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1780, in Enfield (Connecticut); died 1821, in Ithaca (New York).

Painter, engraver.

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American, 19th – 20th century, female.

Born in Cleveland (Ohio); died 1946.

Painter, engraver.

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American, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1775, in New York; died 17 January 1870, in New Jersey.

Engraver, draughtsman, illustrator.

Alexander Anderson, the son of a Scotsman, was the first person to practise wood engraving in the USA. He first studied medicine and qualified as a doctor in ...

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American, 19th century, male.

Born 1867.

Painter, engraver. Portraits, landscapes. Murals.

Richard Andrew was initially a pupil of Dennis Miller Bunker at the Boston Art School and then went to Paris, where he studied at the Académie Julian and the École des Beaux-Arts.

New York...

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American, 19th century, male.

Born 1835, in New York; died 2 July 1906, in West Newton (Massachusetts).

Watercolourist, engraver, illustrator.

Andrew Varick Stout Anthony travelled for several years and then went to live in Boston and, later, New York. He was a member of the American Watercolor Society and produced a variety of woodcuts, including ...

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American, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 30 March 1856, in Cleveland (Ohio); died 16 August 1909, in Bronxville (New York).

Painter, engraver.

Otto Henry Bacher studied painting and etching in Cleveland with De Scott Evans. He travelled a great deal in Europe, starting out in Munich in ...

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American, 19th century, male.

Painter, lithographer.

Among Badger's works is a Portrait of Col. James Clark (1825).

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American, 19th century, male.

Active 1836-1859.

Painter, engraver.

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American, 19th century, male.

Born 1844; died 1906, in Hague Lake, Lake George (New York).

Painter, engraver.

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Canadian, 19th century, male.

Born 2 November 1828, in St Andrews (New Brunswick); died 9 January 1901, in Providence (Rhode Island).

Painter, draughtsman, watercolourist, engraver, photographer. Portraits, religious subjects, genre scenes, landscapes, seascapes, still-lifes.

Bannister's father was form Barbados and his mother was Scottish. He was born in Canada right after slavery was abolished. He went to live in New York were he was a sailor and settled in Boston in ...

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American, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1861, in Detroit (Michigan); died 1938, in Katonah (New York), committed suicide.

Painter, pastellist, engraver. Animals, landscapes, still-lifes. Wall decorations.

George Randolph Barse studied in Paris between 1878 and 1884 with Cabanel, Boulanger and Lefebvre. Among his decorative paintings is ...

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American, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1853, in Washington; died 1918, in Phalanx near Red Bank (New Jersey).

Painter, engraver.

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American, 19th century, female.

Born in Oxford (Massachusetts).

Painter, engraver.

Loren Roberta Barton exhibited at the Carnegie Foundation in Pittsburgh.

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American, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 11 October 1867, in New York; died 1951, in New York.

Painter (including gouache), watercolourist, engraver (etching). Figures, genre scenes, landscapes, seascapes.

Reynolds Beal, brother of Gifford Beal, studied naval architecture at Cornell University (1885-1889), and art with William Merritt Chase in Shinnecock, Long Island (...

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American, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1850, in Pittsburgh; died 29 September 1924, in Clifton Springs.

Painter, engraver. Genre scenes, landscapes.

John Wesley Beatty trained as an artist in Munich. At various times, he held important positions on Art Committees for international exhibitions in the USA. He was a member of the Society of Arts in London, and was Director of the Carnegie Institute in Pittsburgh....

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American, 19th century, female.

Born 1844, in England.

Painter, engraver.

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American, 19th century, male.

Born November 1829, in Milford (Massachusetts); died 24 November 1883, in Auburndale (Massachusetts).

Painter, watercolourist, engraver. Landscapes.

Albert Fitch Bellows studied in Boston, Paris and the academy of Antwerp (in 1856). He then settled in New York, where he became a member of the National Academy of Design in ...