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Elbridge Burbank

 (1858 - 1949)
Elbridge Ayer Burbank was active/lived in Arizona, California, Illinois.  Elbridge Burbank is known for Indian portrait and still life painting.

Elbridge Burbank

Born in Harvard, Illinois, Elbridge Ayer  (E.A.) Burbank became a portrait painter of Indian chiefs, leaving a rich historical legacy.

He graduated from the Chicago Art Academy and then, working from a studio in St. Paul, Minnesota, painted scenery for Northwest Magazine to inspire homesteading along the railway line of the Northern Pacific.  This job took him West to the Rocky Mountains, Idaho, Washington, and Montana. 

In 1887 and 1889 to 1891, he studied art in Munich, Germany, and there became friends with artists Joseph Henry Sharp, William R. Leigh and Toby Rosenthal.  Following this, he briefly had a portrait studio in London, England, and then he returned to Chicago where in 1892,   ...  Displaying 750 of 14213 characters.

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About  Elbridge Burbank

Born:  1858 - Harvard, Illinois
Died:   1949 - San Francisco, California
Known for:  Indian portrait and still life painting