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Alice Julia (Hart) Bidwell (1840-1928)


Alice Julia (Hart) Bidwell (1840-1928)
American artist ;
Miss Alice Hart ; Mrs. J. W. Bidwell ; Alice Bidwell ; Alice J. Bidwell ; A.J. Bidwell ; A. J. Bidwell ; Mrs. Dr. Bidwell ;
[Born September 8, 1840 in Barkhamsted (East Hartford), CT – died June 14, 1928 in Litchfield, CT]


FAD record control number: 47382 ;

Record level: Person ;

Record type: Artist ;


Alice Julia (Hart) Bidwell (1840-1928) biography:

Birth: September 8, 1840 in Barkhamsted (East Hartford), CT ;
Death: June 14, 1928 in Litchfield, CT ;
Sex: Female ;
Ethnicity: White ; 
Virgo ;

Known for:
Medium: Oil ;
Technique: Painting ;

Areas: Barkhamsted (East Hartford), CT ; Winsted, CT ; Hungerford, CT ; Litchfield, CT ;
Region: North East ;
Lived: Barkhamsted (East Hartford), CT ; Winsted, CT ; Hungerford, CT ; Litchfield, CT ;
Father: Lyman Hart (1797-1877) ;
Mother: Julia (Beecher) Hart (1807-1890) ;
Relatives: Mary White Bidwell (1827-1903), sister-in-law, also an artist ; Mary L Hart (1842-1911), sister ; Rollin L Hart (1845-1912), brother ;
Spouse: Dr. John Welch Bidwell (1824-1897), husband, married 1868 ;
Children: Alice Louise Bidwell (1872-1944), daughter ;

Training: Private study under Frederick Stiles Jewett (1819-1864) (1854) ;
Instructors: Frederick Stiles Jewett (1819-1864) (1854) ;


Exhibited with:

Milestones: Shared a studio with sister-in-law Mary White Bidwell (1827-1903) for 10 years, Hungerford, CT & Hartford, CT ; Suffered from early problems with her eyesight, limiting her painting ability ;



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Original compiled and researched document by the Fine Art Database, 266 West 21st Street, New York, NY.

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Image license:
The author of this artwork died more than 70 years ago. According to U.S. Copyright Law, copyright expires 70 years after the author’s death. In other countries, legislation may differ.

Record birth date:
March 29, 2019


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