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Artists working in all media—painting, sculpture, print-making, and architecture—in the nineteenth-century United States practiced traditional arts of painting, printing, and illustration to earn livings. In addition, they ... MORE

 

Born in Zurich, Switzerland, the miniturist, portrait and genre painter Hans Heinrich Bebie, or Henry Bebie, as he was called in America, spent his youth as a shepherd.  Little is known of his early life, but in 1826 the Berlin Academy exhibited six of his paintings, ... MORE

Though born in Philadelphia, Henry Benbridge's career flourished in the South where he fulfilled portrait commissions for distinguished citizens and society families. Formally educated at the Philadelphia Academy, Benbridge also received early artistic training in his hometown, studying with the English portraitist John Wollaston. In 1764, ... MORE

Provenance:
Daniel Hart Stalanker to his daughter;
Ellen Stalanker to her daughter;
Rose Armstrong to her son, J.S. Dawson, Washington, D.C. until 1986
Robert M. Hicklin, Jr. Inc., Spartanburg, South Carolina;
Private ... MORE

Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1885, George Biddle attended Groton Academy and was a classmate of future president Franklin Delano Roosevelt. He graduated from Harvard Law School in 1911 and then went to France to study art at the Academie Julien (1911-1912) and in other European cities. A lieutenant in World War I, he created a series ... MORE