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Albert Ernest (Beanie) Backus

 (1906 - 1990)
Albert Ernest (Beanie) Backus was active/lived in Florida.  Albert Backus is known for Everglade landscape, trees and figure painting.

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A painter whose career was almost entirely focused on Florida landscapes, skyscapes, people and botanics, Albert Backus is regarded as the Dean of Florida Painters. He first received attention for his still-lifes, especially hibiscus, and later for his landscape and figure works of the Florida backwoods country.

Although he was basically self-taught, taking summer classes at the Parsons School in New York City, he gave lessons to numerous artists. Today, among persons knowledgeable about American folk art, Albert Backus is known as the most influential person of The Highwaymen, a group of 1950s African-Americans who are arguably the best known of the Florida folk-art painters. Using art expression as a way of working through their de   ...  Displaying 750 of 14724 characters.

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