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Frost, Francis Sethnotes
Francis Seth Frost, usually referred to (incorrectly) as Francis Shedd Frost, was born in West Cambridge, Massachusetts in late April 1825 to Anstress Trow, a native of Mont Vernon, New Hampshire.   Whether Frost had any artistic training is unknown, but he clearly was painting by the late 1840's.  In 1853 Frost climbed to the Tip Top House on Mount...
1825 - 1902Anonymous12/14/2012
Fuechsel, Hermann Traugott Louisnotes
Hermann Fuechsel studied in Munich and in Dusseldorf, under Brander and C. F. Lessing, before coming to the U.S. in 1858.  He was a  member of the Artists Fund Society.  He began exhibiting in 1860 at the Boston Athenaeum and the American Art Union.  The Crayon for February of that year noted: " ... Mr. Fuechsel has completed a sunny mountain...
1833 - 1915Anonymous12/08/2012
Hibbard, Aldro Thompsonnotes
Aldro Thompson Hibbard (August 25, 1886 - November 12, 1972) was a prominent American plein air painter. He was born in Falmouth, MA, but lived most of his life in Rockport, MA. His depictions of snowy landscapes, particularly in Vermont are highly regarded. Hibbard worked in oil; watercolor just couldn't be used in January & February in the...
August 25, 1886 - November 12, 1972Anonymous12/10/2012
Higgins, George Franknotes
Little is know about George Frank Higgins, but his work suggests an accomplished artist.  Higgins exhibited at the Boston Art Club during the years 1873 to 1891.   He also exhibited at the Boston Athenaeum and Leonard's Auction Rooms.  In a review of Higgins's work that appeared in the Boston Evening Transcript of March 18, 1874, the author noted...
active 1850 - 1891Anonymous12/08/2012
Hill, Edwardnotes
Edward Hill (December 9, 1843 – August 27, 1923) was a prolific artist as well as a published poet, songwriter, and newspaper correspondent. His paintings include White Mountain landscapes, southern genre scenes, still lifes, portraits, American Indians, European attractions, and the scenery of the American West. Early life Hill was born in the Union...
1843 - 1923Anonymous12/08/2012
Hilliard, William Henrynotes
An accomplished landscape, still-life, and portrait painter, William Henry Hilliard was born in Auburn, New York in 1836.  By the 1860's, Hilliard was well known among Indian artists, residing in Madison.  He left for New York in 1876, subsequently moving to Boston and finally settling in  Washington, DC. He studied in New York City and also abroad...
1836 - 1905Anonymous12/08/2012
Hodgdon, Sylvester Phelpsnotes
Sylvester Phelps Hodgdon studied with Benjamin Champney in Boston and later with Samuel Rouse in New York City.  In the early 1850s he worked as a lithographer for L. H. Bradford in Boston, during which time he executed views of the Flume and the Old Man of the Mountain. For thirty years he kept a studio in the Tremont Studio Building and he lived at...
1830 - 1906Anonymous12/10/2012
Hotchkiss, Thomas Hiramnotes
Little is known about Thomas H. Hotchkiss's educational background. In 1853 Hotchkiss exhibited for the first time at the Rochester, New York, studio of Henry Johnson Brent. He soon relocated to New York City and began exhibiting landscape work at the National Academy of Design in 1856, and works within the circle of artists surrounding Asher B....
c.1834 - 1869Anonymous12/22/2012
Howe, Harry Hambronotes
Harry Hambro Howe was a marine artist who was born in Buckfield, Maine on August 16, 1886.  Howe came from a family of artists.  Both his grandfather, H. Howe, and his father, Captain T. Bailey Howe, were artists.  T. Bailey Howe taught his son, Harry, how to paint.  T. Bailey Howe was master of the Nantucket whaler, the Isabella.  Harry H. Howe...
1886 - 1966Anonymous12/22/2012
Lewis, Edmund Darchnotes
Edmund Darch Lewis (October 17, 1835 - August 12, 1910) was an American landscape painter known for his prolific style and marine oils and watercolors. Lewis was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in a well-to-do family. He started training at age 15 with German-born Paul Weber (1823–1916) of the Hudson River School.[1] At age 19 he exhibited at the...
1835 - 1910Anonymous12/22/2012
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