Harrison Bird Brown (1831-1915)

 

Harrison Bird Brown (1831-1915)
Harrison Bird Brown ; H.B. Brown ; H. B. Brown ; Harrison B. Brown ; H. Bird Brown ; H. Box Brown ; Harrison Box Brown ; Harry B. Brown ;
American marine and landscape painter ;
[Born February 6, 1831 in Portland, ME – died March 10, 1915 in Hanover, Jamaica also recorded as London, England]

 

FAD record control number: 53128 ;

Record level: Person ;

Record type: Artist ;

 

Harrison Bird Brown (1831-1915) biography:

Birth: February 6, 1831 in Portland, ME ;
Death: March 10, 1915 in Hanover, Jamaica also recorded as London, England ;
Sex: Male ;
Ethnicity: White ; 
Zodiac:
Aquarius ;

Known for: Landscape painting ; marine painting ; seascapes ; White Mountain landscapes ; Casco Bay, ME marine paintings ;
Medium: Oil ;
Technique: Painting ;
Subjects: Sea ; landscape ; forest ; trees ; hills ; ocean ;

Areas: Portland, ME (1831-1852) ; San Francisco, CA (1852) ; Cumberland, ME (1860-1880) ; White Mountain ; Monhegan Island, ME ; Crawford Notch, ME ; Grand Manan Island, New Brunswick, Canada ; Casco Bay, ME ; London, England (1892-1915) ; Hanover, Jamaica (1915) ;
Region: North East ; Europe ; Caribbean ;
Lived: Portland, ME (1831-1852) ; San Francisco, CA (1852) ; Cumberland, ME (1860-1880) ; London, England (1892-1915) ;
Father: Asa Claxton Brown (1795-1846) ;
Mother: Elvira (Bird) Brown (1805-1885) ;
Relatives: Benjamin Bird Lanier (1711-1796), grandfather, American revolutionary hero ; Henry A Brown (1828-1915), brother ; George Edward I. Brown (1837-1913), brother ;
Spouse: Sarah George (Greenleaf Small) Brown (1834-1886), wife, married May 6, 1853 in Portland, ME ;
Children: Arthur Howard Brown (1856-1873), son ; Nellie (Helen) Gertrude Brown (1863-1950), daughter ; Harry Irving Brown (1865-1875), son ;

Training: Forbes and Wilson, York, ME, apprenticed at age 15 or 21, to house, sign, and ship painters in Portland, ME ;
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Work: Opened his own sign painting, banner and ornamental shop as H. B. Brown, Banner & Ornamental, Painter ; Harrison Eastman Engraving, San Francisco, CA (1852) ; Illustrations of Crawford Notch, ME for the Maine Central Railroad, Billerica, MA (1890) ;

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Member: Portland Society of Art, Portland, ME, member and president (1892) ;
Exhibited with: National Academy of Design, New York, NY (1858, 1859, 1860) ; Boston Athenaeum, Boston, MA ; Philadelphia Centennial Exposition, Philadelphia, PA (1876) ; World’s Colombian Exposition, Chicago, IL (1893) ;
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Document information

Document permalink:
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Digital-born document number:
FAD.2019.53128

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

Document license:
Creative Commons Corporation  shareAlike (sa) license.  Some of the information contained within this document may hold further publication restrictions depending on final use.  It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine.

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:
June 7, 2019

Last updated: November 13, 2019 at 22:09 pm

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