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Bachelder, John Badgernotes
John Badger Bachelder (September 29, 1825 – December 22, 1894) was a portrait and landscape painter, lithographer, and photographer, but best known as the preeminent 19th century historian of the Battle of Gettysburg in the American Civil War. He was a dominant factor in the preservation and memorialization of the Gettysburg Battlefield in the...
1825 - 1894Anonymous12/28/2012
Audubon, John Woodhouse 1812 - 1862Anonymous12/28/2012
Arter, John Charles 1859 - 1923Anonymous12/28/2012
Armstrong, William G. 1823 - 1890Anonymous12/28/2012
Ames, Joseph Alexandernotes
Joseph Alexander Ames (1816–1872) was an American artist, primarily known for portrait and genre painting. Originally named Joseph Emes, he was born in Roxbury, New Hampshire. Ames began painting at a young age. At the age of twelve Henry Theodore Tuckerman wrote about one of his paintings. After moderate success at home in Saugus, Massachusetts,...
1816 - 1872Anonymous12/28/2012
Ames, Ezranotes
Ezra Ames (May 5, 1768 – February 23, 1836) was a popular portrait painter in Albany, New York during the late 18th and early 19th centuries. More than 700 portraits have been attributed to him. He was born in Framingham, Massachusetts in 1768. He moved to Worcester, Massachusetts, in 1790, and married Zipporah Wood in 1794. Some time later he moved...
1768 - 1836Anonymous12/28/2012
Alten, Mathiasnotes
Mathias Alten (1871–1938) was an American impressionist painter from Grand Rapids, Michigan. Biography Mathias Joseph Alten worked as an artist between 1890 and 1938. Although best known for his land- and seascapes he was also an accomplished portrait, floral, and animal painter. William H. Gerdts, a pre-eminent authority on American...
1871 - 1938Anonymous12/28/2012
Allston, Washingtonnotes
Washington Allston (November 5, 1779 – July 9, 1843) was an American painter and poet, born in Waccamaw Parish, South Carolina. Allston pioneered America's Romantic movement of landscape painting. He was well known during his lifetime for his experiments with dramatic subject matter and his bold use of light and atmospheric...
1779 - 1843Anonymous12/28/2012
Alexander, Henrynotes
Henry Alexander (b. San Francisco, 1860 - d. New York, May 15, 1894) was an American painter from California. After early exhibiting a talent for drawing and painting, he went to study at the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich, where his teachers were Ludwig von Loeffts and the history painter Wilhelm Lindenschmidt.[1] The New York Herald described Henry...
1860 - 1894Anonymous12/28/2012
Alexander, Francisnotes
The son of a farmer, Francis Alexander was born in Killingly, Connecticut, on February 3, 1800. During the winters of his eighteenth and nineteenth years he earned a small sum teaching in the local school and at the age of twenty used it to seek instruction in New York City. He studied for several weeks with Alexander Robertson, but was forced to...
1800 - 1880Anonymous12/28/2012
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