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Birge (Lovell) Harrison  American  1854 -1929
Born: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States 
Active:  Paris, France 
Studied: Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Paris 
Examples of Work: Art Institute of Chicago 
Detroit Institute of Arts 
Philadelphia Museum of Art 
St. Louis Art Museum 
Toledo Museum of Art, Ohio 
Brooks Memorial Art Gallery, Memphis, Tennessee 
Specialty: Painter
Subjects Known For: Winter Scenes
City Scene
Memberships: National Academy of Design ANA 1902; NA 1910
Century Association 
National Arts Club 
National Institute of Arts and Letters 
New York Watercolor Club 
Philadelphia Sketch Club 
Teaching Positions: Art Students League, New York City 
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Birge Harrison was one of a group of gifted young American painters, among them John Singer Sargent and Abbott Thayer who studied in Paris in the 1870's and later helped to win serious recognition for American art in the eyes of the art world. He was known principally for poetic winter land... (More)

Birge Harrison was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on October 28, 1854. He was the director of the Art Students League in New York and the brother of artist Alexander Harrison. Beginning in 1880, he made the first of sev... (More)

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