(1878 - 1936)
James Britton was active/lived in Connecticut. James Britton is known for portrait, landscape, figure, prints.
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Self-Portrait, woodcut print, 7x6, 1926
Biography James Britton
The following biography is from Barbara Britton and Ursula Britton, granddaughters of the artist:
Active in New York and New England from the 1900s to the 1930s, Connecticut-born James Britton was well known as both an artist and a writer. He first studied art in Hartford under Charles Noel Flagg, and later, Walter Griffin. In New York, he had a drawing apprenticeship with August Jacacci at "Scribner's Magazine,"and studied painting with George DeForest Brush at the Art Students' League.
He was one of the founders, in 1910, of the Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts. In New York, Britton's close involvement with other artists led him to form a number of artist groups, chief among them The Eclectics, which showed annually at Babc
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