(Lovell) Birge Harrison (1854-1929)

 

(Lovell) Birge Harrison (1854-1929)(Lovell) Birge Harrison (1854-1929)
American Tonalist landscape painter & teacher ;
Birge Harrison ; Lovell B. Harrison ; Lovell Birge Harrison ; L. Birge Harrison ;
[Born October 28, 1854 in Philadelphia, PA – died May 11, 1929 in Woodstock, Ulster, NY]

 

FAD record control number: 69308 ;

Record level: Person ;

Record type: Artist ;

 

(Lovell) Birge Harrison (1854-1929) biography:

Birth: October 28, 1854 in Philadelphia, PA ;
Death: May 11, 1929 in Woodstock, Ulster, NY ;
Sex: Male ;
Ethnicity: White ; 
Zodiac:
Scorpio ;

Known for: Landscape painting ; Woodstock landscape painting ; Woodstock Art Colony painting ; Tonalist landscapes ; en plein air painting ;
Medium: Oil ;
Technique: Painting ;
Subjects: Landscapes ; streams ; rivers ; Upstate New York ; Upstates NY ; moonlit landscapes ; pueblos ;  Indian genre ;

Areas: Philadelphia, PA (1870) ; Paris, France (1875, 1879, 1881-1882, 1889) ; Espanola, NM (1880) ; Santa Barbara, CA (1880) ; Germantown, PA (1883) ; New York, NY (1885, 1891, 1903-1911, 1923) ; Plymouth, MA (1896, 1898-1899, 1900, 1902) ; Bearsville, NY (1906-1907, 1910, 1913-1914) ; Woodstock, NY (1910, 1918, 1920-1927) ; New Hope, PA (1915-1919, 1921) ; Charleston, SC (1921) ;
Region: Mid-Atlantic ; North East ; Europe ;
Lived: Philadelphia, PA (1870) ; Paris, France (1875, 1879, 1881-1882, 1889) ; Espanola, NM (1880) ; Santa Barbara, CA (1880) ; Pont Aven, Finistere, France (1881) ; Drexel, Harjes & Co., Paris, France (1882, 1889) ; 108 Queen Street, Germantown, PA (1883) ; 3 North Washington Square, New York, NY (1885) ; Burr Nicholls, East 20th Street, New York, NY (1891) ; Plymouth, MA (1896, 1898-1899, 1900, 1902) ; Carnegie Hall, New York, NY (1901) ; Century Club, 7 West 43rd street, New York, NY (1903-1915, 1917, 1923), lived with his brother Alexander for several years at this location (1907-1917) ; Bearsville, NY (1906-1907, 1910, 1913-1914) ; Woodstock, NY (1910, 1918, 1920-1927) ; New Hope, PA (1915-1919, 1921) ; Charleston, SC (1921) ;
Father: Apollos Wolcott Harrison (1821-1886) ;
Mother: Margaret Louisa Belden (1830-1898) ;
Relatives: Margaret Alexina Harrison (1851-1925), sister ; (Thomas) Alexander Harrison (1853-1930), brother, also a painter ; Samuel B Harrison (1855-?), brother ; (Apollos) Butler Harrison (1857-1886), brother, also a painter ; Elizabeth Reynolds Finley Thomas (1878-?), cousin, also a painter ;
Spouse: Eleanor Henderson (Ritchie) Harrison (1854-1895), wife, married January 2, 1883 in Bloomsbury, St. George, England, UK ; Jennie (Seaton) Harrison (1865-1947), wife, November 28, 1896 in Plymouth, MA ;
Children: Linton Ritchie Harrison (1895-1895), son ;

Training: Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA ; Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Paris, France (1875) under Alexandre Cabanel (1823-1889) ; Private atelier of Charles Auguste Carolus Emile Duran (1837-1917) ;
Instructors: Alexandre Cabanel (1823-1889) ; Charles Auguste Carolus Emile Duran (1837-1917) ;
Work: Scribner’s, New York, NY ;

Taught: Art Students’ League of New York, New York, NY, director, taught landscape painting, director of summer program in Woodstock, NY (1906-1911) ; Woodstock Art Colony, Woodstock, NY ;
Students:

Member: Byrdcliffe Arts Colony, Woodstock, NY, member ; Woodstock Art Colony, Woodstock, NY, founder ; Salmagundi Club, New York, NY, artist member (1905-1929) ; National Academy of Design, New York, NY, associate (1929) ; Century Club, New York, NY, lived there (1903-1905) ;
Exhibited with: Expo Universale, Paris, France (1889) ; Columbian Exposition, Chicago, IL (1893) ; Buffalo Exposition, Buffalo, NY (1901) ; Louisiana Purchase Exposition, St Louis, MO (1904) ; Panama Pacific International Exposition, San Francisco, CA (1915) ;
Awards: Expo Universale, Paris, 1889 (medal) ;

Milestones: Influenced in England by John (Old Crome) Crome (1768-1821) and John Constable (1776-1837) ;

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Record birth date:
October 24, 2020

Last updated: November 3, 2020 at 21:16 pm

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