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Harrison Bird Brown , American (1831-1915)

Harrison Bird Brown , American (1831-1915)


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Directory: Fine Art: Paintings: Oil: N. America: American: Pre 1900: Item # 1416518
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Wide landscape painting of waves breaking on the cliffs of the Island of Grand Manan in the Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia, Canada. This landscape painting is oil on canvas and measures 13 inches tall by 30 inches wide. The painting measures 19 inches tall by 36 inches wide in the frame. It is signed in the lower left corner by Harrison Bird Brown who was an American painter that lived between 1831 and 1915. He was born in Portland, Maine and died in London, England. He was known primarily for his painting of marine life and White Mountain landscapes. His work was exhibited at the National Academy of Design from 1858 to 1875. His work is now shown at the Portland Museum of Art, Colby College Museum of Art and Bowdoin College Museum of Art. He was particularly well known for two paintings of Crawford Notch in the White Mountains which were produced in 1890. In 1892, he moved to London to live with his only surviving child, a daughter. He died there in 1915.