NameInfoYearsUpdated byDate
Weber, Sarah Stilwell 1863 - 1935Anonymous12/27/2012
Prang, Louisnotes
Louis Prang (March 12, 1824 – September 14, 1909) was an American printer, lithographer and publisher. He is sometimes known as the "father of the American Christmas card". Youth Prang was born in Breslau in Prussian Silesia. His father Jonas Louis Prang was a textile manufacturer and of French Huguenot origin. Because of health problems as a boy,...
1824 - 1909Anonymous12/27/2012
Homer, Winslownotes
Winslow Homer (February 24, 1836 – September 29, 1910) was an American landscape painter and printmaker, best known for his marine subjects. He is considered one of the foremost painters in 19th century America and a preeminent figure in American art. Largely self-taught, Homer began his career working as a commercial illustrator.[1]...
1836 - 1910Anonymous12/27/2012
Morse, Samuel F.B.notes
Samuel Finley Breese Morse (April 27, 1791 – April 2, 1872) was an American contributor to the invention of a single-wire telegraph system based on European telegraphs, co-inventor of the Morse code, and an accomplished painter. Birth and education Samuel F.B. Morse was born in Charlestown, Massachusetts, the first child of the pastor Jedidiah...
1791 - 1872Anonymous12/27/2012
Thurston, Fanny Robertsonnotes
Miss Fanny R. Thurston was active in the period 1876 to 1885.  An F. Thurston (presumably Fanny) exhibited in the 1876 exhibition of the American Society of Painters in Watercolor.  Fanny R. Thurston exhibited at the Boston Art Club in 1880, 1881, and 1882.  She also exhibited at the National Academy of Design in 1885 giving her address as New...
Born 1839Anonymous12/27/2012
Russ, Charles B.notes
Charles B. Russ was an artist active in the second half of the 19th century.  During the period from 1870 to 1880, Russ lived on Hancock Street in Cambridge, MA.  Russ's daughter, Annie, married Henry Lansing Millis on December 15, 1880.  The town of Millis, MA, was named for Henry's father, Lansing Millis, who made his money in railroads. Russ...
Born c. 1825Anonymous12/27/2012
Selinger, Emily Harrisnotes
Emily Harris Selinger graduated from the Providence (Rhode Island) High School, then attended the Cooper Institute of Design in New York City.  She also studied with Amalia Rocchi in Florence and Margaret Roosenboom in Holland.  She married the painter, Jean Paul Selinger, in 1882.  Emily Selinger was a painter, an author and poet, who was active in...
1848 - 1927Anonymous12/27/2012
Sprague, Isaacnotes
Isaac Sprague (September 5, 1811–1895) was a self-taught landscape, botanical, and ornithological painter. He was America's best known botanical illustrator of his day. Sprague was born in Hingham, Massachusetts and apprenticed with his uncle as a carriage painter. In 1843, Sprague served as an assistant to John James Audubon on an ornithological...
1811 - 1895Anonymous12/27/2012
Wilson, Erdix Tenneynotes
Erdix Tenney Wilson was born on October 15, 1831 in Hardwick, VT.  His parents, Samuel and Martha, resided in Hardwick.  The 1860 census lists Wilson as living with his parents in Plainfield, VT and his occupation as "ambrotype taker" (photographer).  He married Julia B. Wentworth in April 1868.   Living in Lancaster, NH, he learned the art of...
1831 - 1901Anonymous12/27/2012
Wolcott, Josiahnotes
Josiah Wolcott was a New England portrait and landscape painter, active from 1835 to 1857.  He exhibited at the Boston Athenaeum in 1837. In addition to the painting on this site of The Flume, he is known to have painted Mount Kearsarge from Rattlesnake Hill (oil on canvas, 18 x 24 inches, private collection 1960).  
active 1835 - 1857Anonymous12/27/2012
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