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Francis Alexander

 (1800 - 1880)
Francis Alexander was active/lived in Connecticut / Italy.  Francis Alexander is known for portrait-early naive, still life.

Biography   Francis Alexander


A leading New England portrait painter of the early 19th century especially noted for female portraits, Francis Alexander was born in Killingly, Connecticut.  A highlight of his career was in 1842 when Charles Dickens consented to sit for him.  Alexander had been so persistent with Dickens that the term "to be Alexander" came into the language.

He first painted in watercolor without instruction, and then studied art in New York City with Alexander Robertson.  He was active in his home town of Killingly and in Providence, Rhode Island in the early 1820s and then moved to Boston where portraitist Gilbert Stuart befriended him and guided his art training.  From 1831 to 1833, he was in Italy, and then lived   ...  Displaying 750 of 3243 characters.

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PORTRAIT OF A BLOND CURLY-HAIRED BOY WITH A ROCKING HORSE: QUINCY ADAMS SHAW AS A BOY
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Portrait of Mrs. Robert Mackay
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