Harrison Bird Brown

Harrison Bird Brown (1831–1915) was an American painter. He was born in Portland, Maine and died in London, England. He was known primarily for his painting of marine vigor and White Mountain landscapes. Assistance from art critic and patron John Neal made Brown Portland's most flourishing artist of the nineteenth century. Brown helped pronounce the Portland Society of Art and served as one of its first presidents.

His put it on was exhibited at the National Academy of Design from 1858 to 1875. More recently his do something has been exhibited at the Portland Museum of Art, Colby College Museum of Art and Bowdoin College Museum of Art. He was particularly capably known for two paintings of Crawford Notch in the White Mountains which were produced in 1890.

In 1892, he moved to London to live taking into consideration his only surviving child, a daughter. He died there in 1915.

His home, the Harrison B. Brown House, was built overlooking the Fore River in Portland's West stop in 1861 and was often the location in which he painted. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.

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