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John Brewster Jr

 (1766 - 1854)
John, Brewster, Jr. was active/lived in Connecticut, Maine.  John Brewster Jr is known for naive adult and child portrait painting.

John, Brewster, Jr.

Born in Hampton, Connecticut, John Brewster was a deaf-mute born to Dr. John Brewster and Mary Durkee, his first wife.  The son was raised in a highly cultured family with seven brothers and sisters.  His mother died when he was seventeen years old, and the father then married Ruth Avery.

Brewster worked successfully as an itinerant portrait painter, especially of children, along the New England coast.  He worked extensively in Maine, where his brother, Royal, moved in 1795, taking John Brewster with him.  There he met the Cutts famiy, who were local 'gentry' and for whom he did life size standing portraits "of the dourly reproving Col. and Mrs. Thomas Cutts, pictures that bring Brewster, in spirit, clo  ...  Displaying 750 of 3802 characters.

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About  John, Brewster, Jr.

Born:  1766 - Hampton, Connecticut
Died:   1854 - Buxton, Maine
Known for:  naive adult and child portrait painting