(1834 - 1894)
Norton Bush was active/lived in California. Norton Bush is known for tropical landscape, mountains, portrait.
Biography Norton Bush
Known primarily for his tropical views of South and Central America, Norton Bush was also one of the West Coast's earliest landscape painters, especially of Sierra Nevada mountain scenes. He arrived in 1853 and established a studio in San Francisco, and remained there excepting for a few years in Sacramento and several trips to Latin America.
His tropical landscapes were highly exotic subject in those days and first resulted from his trip around Cape Horn, sailing from New York to California. His South American subjects brought him patronage from wealthy Californians William Ralston and Henry Meiggs, and their financial support for projects promoting their businesses allowed him to make additional trips to South America in 1868 and 1
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