(1865 - 1943)
George Brandt Bridgman was active/lived in New York / Canada. George Bridgman is known for portrait and figure painting, life drawing, teaching.
George Brandt Bridgman, born in Canada, was a prominent teacher of figure drawing and anatomy at the Art Students League in New York City. He is remembered much more for his teaching and writing on anatomy than for his painting.
As a young artist, he went through academic training, well suited to his temperament, under the painter and sculptor Jean Leon Gerome (1824-1904) at Ecole des Beaux Arts Paris. He also studied with Gustave Boulanger.(1824-1888). The French academy required a course of rigorous study including drawing from the cast or model, the study of anatomy, and rigid exercises in perspective. This training was well suited to Bridgman's temperament.
As time passed Bridgman developed his own methods and departed fr ... Displaying 750 of 2472 characters.