James Renwick Brevoort
(1832 - 1918)
James Renwick Brevoort was active/lived in New York. James Brevoort is known for skyscape-landscape, genre.
Biography James Renwick Brevoort
Landscape painter James Renwick Brevoort painted canvases with varying, but common to many of them was the changing of the seasons and the differing times of the day. He was best known for his use of perspective and for his treatment of landscapes in low color tones.
He was born in Yonkers Township, Westchester County, New York in 1832 and began his interest in sketching as a child, with works of rural Yonkers, Williamsbridge, and Fordham. He studied painting in the studio of then Vice President of the National Academy of Design, Thomas Cummings, and later at several schools in Europe.
At eighteen years of age, his study of architecture began at New York University's School of Design under the watchful eye of James Renwick,
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