Harrison Bird Brown [1831-1915] American : Maine landscape, ca.1870.

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Harrison Bird Brown [1831-1915]
United States
Maine landscape, ca.1870
Oil on canvas
9 x 15 inches
Signed at lower left : ‘HB B’.

Original frame.

Harrison Bird Brown [1831-1915]
United States
Maine landscape, ca.1870
Oil on canvas
9 x 15 inches
Signed at lower left : ‘HB B’.

Original frame.

 

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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