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Harrison Bird Brown  American  1831 -1915
Born: Portland Maine  
Died: London  Great Britain 
Active: Portland Maine  1831-1852, 1860
San Francisco California  1852-1860
London  Great Britain 1892-on
Addresses: 507 1/2 Congress Street Portland, Maine  1891 Studio
Cushings Island  Maine   Studio
Exhibited: National Academy of Design 1858-1875
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts 1876
Centennial Exhibition 1876 Philadelphia 1876
Examples of Work: Portland Museum of Art, Maine 
Specialty: Painter
Sign Painter
Style/School: White Mountains
Hudson River School
Subjects Known For: Coastal
Memberships: Portland Society of Artists 1892
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(1831-1915) Harrison B. Brown was born in Portland, Maine and won wide acclaim for his paintings of Maine and the White Mountains. He is also known as Henry Box Brown, and is thought to have changed his name in the early 1850s,... (More)

Harrison Bird Brown began his career as a modest beginning as a sign painter. He later turned to painting and established himself as one of the most celebrated landscape painters in Maine during the second half o... (More)

Born in Portland, Maine, Brown became one of the most celebrated painters of the New England landscape. Striking for their rich colors and bold light, his landscapes and seascapes express a highly romantic view of nature. Brow... (More)

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