Dawson, Montague – American Artist

Montague Dawson, RSMA, FRSA (1895-1973)

The enduring appeal of Montague Dawson’s paintings has assured his position in major museums and private collections. Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth, commissioned him to paint the Royal Yacht Britannia, and his work is included in several Presidential collections beginning with Eisenhower. His place as the greatest marine painter has remained unchallenged.

Dawson was born in Chiswick, London in 1895 but moved as a youngster with his family to Smugglers’ [...] Click here to continue reading.


Cahoon, Charles Drew – American Artist

Charles Drew Cahoon (1861-1951)

Charles D. Cahoon was born in 1861 in Harwich, Massachusetts, the son of a sea captain and amateur artist. His vast body of work spans three decades and includes between 2,500 and 3,000 paintings mostly Cape Cod landscapes and seascapes. Cahoon died in 1951 in Harwich, Massachusetts.


Buttersworth, James Edward – British/American Marine Artits

James Edward Buttersworth (1817-1894)

James Edward Buttersworth was known for marine paintings from subjects he observed in the waters off New York. His career spanned sixty years and was dedicated to portraits of all types of ships at sea such as racing clipper ships, steamers, and yachts. He was born into a family of English marine painters in Middlesex County, England, and was schooled in the tradition of English marine painting.

Between 1845 [...] Click here to continue reading.


Bricher, Alfred Thompson – American Artist

Alfred Thompson Bricher (1837 to 1908)

Alfred T. Bricher was born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, April 10, 1837. He took art lessons at Lowell Institute in Boston from 1851 to 1858.

By 1856, his work focused on landscapes, particularly coastal landscapes. He spent time painting in New Hampshire with Albert Bierstadt, William Morris Hunt, and others. From 1858-1868, he maintained a studio in Boston and there familiarized himself with the work of Fitz [...] Click here to continue reading.


Bailey, T. – Morris Hambro pseudonym

T. Bailey & Morris Hambro

T. Bailey was a fictitious marine painter. Numerous paintings bearing this signature emerged from Boston and Winthrop, Massachusetts between 1910 and 1938. T. Bailey was a pseudonym invented by Morris Hambro (1860 to 1938), a London-born sign-painter and salesman who came to the U.S. in 1865 and began peddling the Bailey paintings after 1910. The typical work showed a tall ship on the high seas , its sails unfurled. [...] Click here to continue reading.


Silva, Francis Augustus

Francis Augustus Silva (1835 to 1886)

Silva began painting when he was apprenticed to a sign painter in his native New York. Despite receiving no formal art education, he launched his fine art career in 1865 and by 1868 was included in the National Academy of Design’s annual exhibition.

Although Fitz Hugh Lane and Martin Johnson Heade are often heralded as the leaders of the Luminist movement, Silva has come to be recognized as [...] Click here to continue reading.


Silva, Francis Augustus

Francis Augustus Silva (1835 to 1886)

Silva began painting when he was apprenticed to a sign painter in his native New York. Despite receiving no formal art education, he launched his fine art career in 1865 and by 1868 was included in the National Academy of Design’s annual exhibition.

Although Fitz Hugh Lane and Martin Johnson Heade are often heralded as the leaders of the Luminist movement, Silva has come to be recognized as [...] Click here to continue reading.


Silva, Francis Augustus

Francis Augustus Silva (1835 to 1886)

Silva began painting when he was apprenticed to a sign painter in his native New York. Despite receiving no formal art education, he launched his fine art career in 1865 and by 1868 was included in the National Academy of Design’s annual exhibition.

Although Fitz Hugh Lane and Martin Johnson Heade are often heralded as the leaders of the Luminist movement, Silva has come to be recognized as [...] Click here to continue reading.


Silva, Francis Augustus

Francis Augustus Silva (1835 to 1886)

Silva began painting when he was apprenticed to a sign painter in his native New York. Despite receiving no formal art education, he launched his fine art career in 1865 and by 1868 was included in the National Academy of Design’s annual exhibition.

Although Fitz Hugh Lane and Martin Johnson Heade are often heralded as the leaders of the Luminist movement, Silva has come to be recognized as [...] Click here to continue reading.


Silva, Francis Augustus

Francis Augustus Silva (1835 to 1886)

Silva began painting when he was apprenticed to a sign painter in his native New York. Despite receiving no formal art education, he launched his fine art career in 1865 and by 1868 was included in the National Academy of Design’s annual exhibition.

Although Fitz Hugh Lane and Martin Johnson Heade are often heralded as the leaders of the Luminist movement, Silva has come to be recognized as [...] Click here to continue reading.


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