(1833 - 1901)
Ferdinand A. Brader was active/lived in Ohio / Switzerland. Ferdinand Brader is known for naive rural genre, folk art drawing.
Biography Ferdinand Brader
The following is from Darwin D Bearley, Akron, Ohio:
Ferdinand A. Brader, an untrained, itinerant, artist, known for his large, detailed, birdseye view, pencil drawings of farms and other dwellings was born in Switzerland in 1833. He migrated to the US and Pennsylvania in the early 1870s.
Most of his drawings are quite large; some measuring 50" X 36" and were done using graphite pencil. In 1890 he began incorporating colored pencil into his pictures. Most of his drawings were numbered, and he did some 300 drawings in Pennsylvania before moving to Ohio.
His Ohio drawings first appear around 1879 and Brader continued to do drawings for at least 16 years. The Ohio drawings were done in the counties of Portage, Medina, Wa
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