William Henry Titcomb
(1824 - 1888)
William Henry Titcomb was active/lived in Massachusetts, New Hampshire. William Titcomb is known for landscape, marine and still life painting, teaching.
Biography William Henry Titcomb
William Henry Titcomb, (sometimes spelled "Titcombe") was born in Raymond, New Hampshire on September 24, 1824. Little is known of his education in his early years, but his initial work had a primitive or self-taught feel and subject matter was usually of quaint farms in the Raymond & Exeter NH area.
In 1848 Titcomb moved to Boston to begin his training, and it is mentioned in Benjamin Grant Bellows Stone's correspondence that they were fellow students with Benjamin Champney beginning 1851. Titcomb took a studio in the Mather Building on Tremont Street in that same time frame and began exhibiting in the Boston Athenaeum. He began advertising for students in the Boston Transcript in 1853, and populated classes with p
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