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James Bard  American  1815 -1897
Born: Chelsea, New York, New York, United States 
Died: White Plains, New York, United States 
Addresses:  New York, New York, United States until c. 1892 
 White Plains, New York, United States c.1892-1897 
Exhibited: American Institute, New York City 1842
National Museum American Art 1987
Mariner's Museum 
New York State Historical Association, Cooperstown 
Examples of Work: Albany Institute of History and Art, New York 
Brooklyn Museum of Art 
Mariners Museum, Newport News, Virginia 
New York State Historical Association, Cooperstown 
Peabody Museum, Salem, Massachusetts 
Shelburne Museum, Vermont 
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C. 
Wadsworth Athenaeum, Hartford, Connecticut 
Specialty: Painter
Style/School: Folk Painting
Subjects Known For: Marine
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James Bard was born in 1815 in Chelsea, NYC with a twin brother John. He was a self-taught marine artist with a keen interest in steamboats and small sailing vessels. James and John worked closely together, producing their first painting at the age of twelve and consequently forming a partnersh... (More)

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