Featured 19th Century Painter: Henry Collins Bispham (American 1841 – 1882)

  • April 19, 2021 10:32

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Henry Collins Bispham (American 1841 – 1882) ( aka H.C.Bispham ): Misty Morning on the Lake - Oil on canvas, 23 x 17.5 inches / Signed lower left

Bispham was a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania artist Henry Collins Bispham known for hunting and fishing genre and wildlife paintings. He studied under noted Philadelphia landscape and marine artist, William Trost Richards and later in Paris under genre and landscape painter, Otto Weber. Nineteenth- century New York art critic Theodore Tuckerman said of his work, “his excellent pictures of animals in landscapes are delineated with great authenticity and feeling”. Bispham exhibited at the Boston Art Club, National Academy of Design, Brooklyn Art Association, Philadelphia Sketch Club, and the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.

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Welcome to Bedford Fine Art Gallery. Located in historic Bedford, Pennsylvania, the gallery offers a wide variety of works from some of the greatest and most well-known 19th century artists, early 20th century artists, and contemporary realism artists. You can see all of our available 19th century artwork on our Gallery page. Our current inventory boasts a wide diversity of subject matter from landscape, marine, still life, genre, American historical/political, sporting art, and animal themes. Our gallery features both American and European 19th century painters such as John Henry Dolph, George Hetzel, William Bromley III, and Barton Stone Hays, to name a few. To see more of our 19th century artists, please visit our Artists page. Good art is timeless and only you know what "wows" you. You know it when you see it and we hope you make that connection with a stunning painting from Bedford Fine Art Gallery. Thank you.

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