Adam Emory Albright
(1862 - 1957)
Adam Emory Albright was active/lived in Illinois, California, Wisconsin. Adam Albright is known for genre-child, portrait, and still-life painting.
Biography Adam Emory Albright
Born in Monroe, Wisconsin, Adam Albright was one of the first students at the newly established Art Institute of Chicago from 1881 to 1883 and went on to become a noted landscape, still life, and figure painter, especially of country children. Likely some of his earliest work was done in Kansas because he was a graduate of Kansas University.
His style was Impressionism mixed with Realism, and strongly opposing the Modernism of the early 20th century, he said: "They give you boiled squash with a mule's foot on it and call that art." (Richter 24)
At the Chicago Art Institute, he was a student of Henry Fenton Spread and John Vanderpoel. He also studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts from 1883 to 1886 with Thomas E
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