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Alfred Thompson Bricher  American  1837 -1908
Born: Portsmouth, New Hampshire  
Died: New Dorp, Staten Island, New York  
Active: Boston, Massachusetts  
Staten Island, New York  1871-on
Addresses:  Staten Island, New York  1890-on 
Exhibited: Boston Athenaeum after 1860
National Academy of Design 1868-1908
Brooklyn Art Association 1870-1886
Boston Art Club 1874, 1882, 1889, 1894
Art Institute of Chicago 1888-1889, 1896, 1907-1908
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts 1890
Examples of Work: Indianapolis Museum of Art 
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 
Specialty: Painter
Style/School: White Mountains
Hudson River School
Subjects Known For: Coastal
Memberships: National Academy of Design ANA 1879
American Watercolor Society 
Boston Art Club 
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Born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, Bricher began painting part-time at the Lowell Institute while he pursued a business career in Boston. He turned to painting full-time in 1858, working in Boston and Newburyport, Massachusetts. In 1871, he moved to Staten Island, New York, wh... (More)

The rugged cliffs of Grand Manan Island, New Brunswick, with the dramatic tides of the Bay of Fundy and the quiet coastal inlets at low tide were favorite subjects of A.T. Bricher. His works appeared in the major exhibitions of the late nineteenth century and were known through illustrations for ... (More)

Bricher's subtle and serene style classifies him as the premier painter of light-enshrined landscapes and seascapes. Ranked among such notable luminists as Martin Johnson Heade and John Frederick Kensett, Bricher is especially... (More)

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