Francis Alexander (1800-1880)

 

Francis Alexander (1800-1880)
American-Italian portrait painter ;
Francis Alexander ; F. Alexander ; Fran. Alexander ; 
[Born February 3, 1800 in Killingly, Windham County, CT – died March 27, 1880 in Florence, Italy]

 

FAD record control number: 44789 ;

Record level: Person ;

Record type: Artist ;

 

Francis Alexander (1800-1880) biography:

Birth: February 3, 1800 in Killingly, Windham County, CT ;
Death: March 27, 1880 in Florence, Italy ;
Sex: Male ;
Ethnicity: White ; 
Zodiac:
Aquarius ;

Known for: Early New England female portrait paintings ;
Medium: Oil ; watercolor ;
Technique: Painting ;
Subjects: Women ;

Areas: Killingly, Windham County, CT (1800-ca.1820s) ; Providence, RI (ca.1820s) ; Florence, Italy (1831-1833, 1853-1868, 1869-1880) ; Boston, MA (1829-1851) ; Washington, DC ;
Region: North East ; Europe ;
Lived: Killingly, Windham County, CT (1800-ca.1820s) ; Florence, Italy (1831-1833, 1853-1868, 1869-1880) ; Boston, MA (1829-1851) ; 35 Tremont Row, Boston, MA (1839) ;
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Spouse: Lucia (Gray Swett) Alexander (?-?), wife, also an artist, married May 9, 1836 Boston, MA ;
Children: Francesca Alexander (?-?), daughter, also an artist trained by himself in Italy ;

Training: Privately studied under Alexander Robertson (1772-1841) in New York, NY ; Painted with guidance from Gilbert Stuart (1755-1828) in Boston, MA ;
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Work: Painted portrait of Charles Dickens (1842) ;

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Member: National Academy of Design, New York, NY, honorary member (1840-1860) ;
Exhibited with: National Academy of Design, New York, NY (1829, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1847, 1849, 1851) ;
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Document information

Document permalink:
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Digital-born document number:
FAD.2019.44789

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

Document license:
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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:
February 7, 2019

Last updated: February 15, 2019 at 1:23 am

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