(1811 - 1895)
Isaac Sprague was active/lived in Massachusetts. Isaac Sprague is known for botanics, topographic landscape, wildlife.
Biography Isaac Sprague
The following is from Peter Kostoulakos, AOA, NEAA: Fine Art Consultant, www.pkart.com
Isaac Sprague - self taught landscape, botanical, and ornithological painter - was born on September 5, 1811 in Hingham, MA and died (presumably) near Needham in Grantville, MA in 1895. His addresses are listed as Cambridge from 1846 to about 1855 and Grantville from about 1855 to 1895.
His art career started as an apprentice to his uncle learning the carriage painting trade. Later, in 1843, at the age of 32 he became an assistant to John James Audubon (1785-1851) on an ornithological expedition up the Missouri River. Among Sprague's duties were taking measurements and making sketches. His diary for this expedition is now in the Boston Athe
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