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Anna Brewster

 (1870 - 1952)
Anna Mary Richards Brewster was active/lived in Massachusetts, New York.  Anna Brewster is known for landscape, genre painting, illustration.

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Anna Brewster


Born in Germantown, Pennsylvania, Anna Brewster was the daughter of noted marine and landscape painter, William Trost Richards whose reputation eclipsed hers. However, she earned a prestigious reputation as an active professional artist for fifty-five years. Her early work reflected the tight detailing of her father's style, but as she learned to paint faster, her canvases became looser and looser in style, and many have a warm tonality and atmosphere.

She learned painting technique from her father and by age fourteen was exhibiting at the National Academy in New York City. In 1888, she studied at the Cowles Art School in Boston under Dennis Bunker and later studied in New York with John LaFarge and William Merritt Chase. S  ...  Displaying 750 of 1768 characters.



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About  Anna Brewster

Born:  1870 - Germantown, Pennsylvania
Died:   1952 - Scarsdale, New York
Known for:  landscape, genre painting, illustration