Find, Learn, Price Art
Enjoy the comprehensive art database we've compiled since 1987
Membership Details
Images, sales charts, bios, signatures, 30 artist Alerts and more ...
Art auction records:  Millions of references for pricing research
Or, register for Free Alerts
To track 10 artists.

Already a member?  Sign in here

Edward Bannister

 (1828 - 1901)
Edward Mitchell Bannister was active/lived in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Brunswick / Canada.  Edward Bannister is known for idealized landscape, marine, portrait and still life painting.

Subject to Copyright

Biography   Edward Bannister


Edward Mitchell Bannister (b. 1828 sometimes listed as 1826 or 1833- d. 1901)

He was the best-known landscape painter associated with Rhode Island in the late 1800s, and was the first African-American artist to win national recognition.  At the Philadelphia World Centennial of 1876, Edward Bannister was the only New England artist to win a bronze medal.

Born and raised in the small seaport town of St. Andrews, New Brunswick, Canada, Bannister had a long path to becoming a fine artist and ultimately attributed his art talents to his belief in God.  He was the son of a black man from Barbados and a white woman from Canada. All British provinces abolished slavery shortly after Bannister's birth, giving him the   ...  Displaying 750 of 13137 characters.

    >   Continue reading about Edward Bannister

People viewing  Edward Bannister  also view


Henry Tanner


Beauford Delaney
    
>  See more artists also viewed by people who viewed Edward Bannister


askART essays containing:   Edward Bannister


Black American Artists  
    
>  View all AskART essays

Museums (16):  Edward Bannister    


Discover art and art prices ...
•  Auction records and images
•  Record prices, graphs, stats
•  Artist signature examples
•  More about subscribing

An example of work by Edward Bannister
Art images copyright© of artist or assignee

Subscribers may find the following and more:
Did it sell?  Low/high estimate
Size of work   Signature   Date created
Research Edward Bannister

Consider a subscription!  More info



Cows in a Pasture
Art images copyright© of artist or assignee

Subscribers may find the following and more:
Did it sell?  Low/high estimate
Size of work   Signature   Date created
Research Edward Bannister

Consider a subscription!  More info



Cows Watering in Wooded Landscape
Art images copyright© of artist or assignee

Subscribers may find the following and more:
Did it sell?  Low/high estimate
Size of work   Signature   Date created
Research Edward Bannister

Consider a subscription!  More info