|Brooks, Alden Finney|
Alden Finney Brooks was born April 3, 1840, in Williamsfield, Ashtabula Co., Ohio, of Charles and Isabel [Thompson] Brooks. He received an academic education in J L. Pickard's institution at Platteville, Wis., from 1857 to 1859. Being in poor health he made the journey to Eureka, Cal., on foot in 1859. In 1861 he returned home and enlisted early in...
|1840 - 1932||Anonymous||04/18/2013|
Alexander Brook, a leader among New York City's mainstream figurative painters during the 1930s, painted numerous scenes based on his observations in Savannah. Trained in the American realist tradition of painting, Brook's landscapes, portraits, and genre scenes are largely devoid of overt or hidden social meaning and are characterized by subdued...
|1898 - 1980||Anonymous||04/18/2013|
|Clark, Kate Freeman|
Kate Freeman Clark was the daughter of Edward Clark, an attorney in Vicksburg, Mississippi and Cary Freeman Clark, a descendant of the politically prominent Walthall family of Holly Springs. Shortly after her father's death in 1885, she enrolled in the Gardiner Institute, a finishing school for girls. Exploring the art section of the World Columbian...
|1875 - 1957||Anonymous||04/18/2013|
|Funk, Wilhelm Heinrich||1866 - 1949||Anonymous||04/18/2013|
|Ochtman, Mina Fonda|
Mina Fonda Ochtman (1862–1924) was an American Impressionist painter noted for her watercolors of landscapes and coastal scenes. She was wife of the artist Leonard Ochtman, and an active member of the Cos Cob Art Colony in in Greenwich, Connecticut the early 20th century. Biography and Career Mina Fonda was born in Laconia, New Hampshire in 1862....
|1862 - 1924||Anonymous||04/15/2013|
|Onderdonk, Robert Jenkins|
Robert Jenkins Onderdonk (January 16, 1852 – July 2, 1917) was an American painter and art teacher, born in Catonsville, Maryland. An important artist in the first stage of Texas art, he was a long-time art teacher in San Antonio and Dallas, where he formed art associations and leagues; for his contributions to the culture of art and...
|1852 - 1917||Anonymous||03/10/2013|
Leonard Ochtman (October 21, 1854–1935) was an American Impressionist painter who specialized in landscapes. He was a founding member of the Cos Cob Art Colony and the Greenwich Society of Artists. Biography and career He was born in Zonnemaire, Netherlands as the son of a decorative painter. His family moved to Albany, New York in 1866. Starting at...
|1854 - 1934||Anonymous||03/07/2013|
Born in Philadelphia in 1847, Milne Ramsey was a still life, landscape, and figure painter who remains best known for his highly realistic his still-life scenes. Early in his career as an artist, Ramsey studied at the Philadelphia Academy of Fine Arts and then under Leon Bonnat in Paris from 1871-1876. Although he exhibited extensively throughout his...
|1846 - 1915||Anonymous||03/04/2013|
|Miller, William Rickarby|
William was the son of the English landscape painter, Joseph Miller and most likely studied under him in England. In the winter of 1844, William immigrated to America and settled in New York City. He initially worked as a portraitist, but then began traveling across the Eastern U.S. to discover new landscape subjects. Throughout Miller’s prolific...
|1818 - 1893||Anonymous||03/04/2013|
|Bellows, George Wesley|
George Wesley Bellows (August 12 or August 19, 1882 - January 8, 1925) was an American realist painter, known for his bold depictions of urban life in New York City, becoming, according to the Columbus Museum of Art, "the most acclaimed American artist of his generation". Youth Bellows was born and raised in Columbus, Ohio. He...
|1882 - 1925||Anonymous||01/13/2013|