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George de Forest Brush  American  1855 -1941
Born: Shelbyville, Tennessee, United States 
Died: Hanover, New Hampshire, United States 
Active:  Florence, Italy 
Dublin, New Hampshire, United States 
Studied: National Academy of Design 1870 - 1874
Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Paris 1874 - 1880
Instructors: Jean Leon Gerome 
Examples of Work: Brooklyn Museum of Art 
Butler Institute of American Art 
Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh 
Corcoran Gallery, Washington, DC 
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. 
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia 
Worcester Art Museum, Massachusetts 
Specialty: Painter
Style/School: Representational
Subjects Known For: American Indians
Mother and Child Scenes
Memberships: National Academy of Design ANA 1888; NA 1908
American Academy of Arts and Letters 
Artists' Fund Society 
Society of American Artists 
Teaching Positions: Art Students League, New York City 
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George DeForest Brush was born in 1855 and studied at the National Academy of Design from 1870-74. He traveled to Paris to finish his education at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in 1874-80. Brush painted largely in an academic manner due to the influence of his European training. When he returned to ... (More)

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