(1849 - 1924)
Thomas Bigelow Craig was active/lived in Pennsylvania. Thomas Craig is known for cattle grazing in landscape.
Biography from the Archives of askART
Known for his bucolic landscapes with grazing cows, Thomas Craig was
born in Philadelphia where he remained until 1889 and then moved to New
York City until 1899. He finally settled in Rutherford, New Jersey, but
maintained a summer studio in Woodland Valle, near Phoenicia, New York.
Biography from Covington Fine Arts Gallery, Inc.
was largely self taught, but his activity in the Philadelphia Sketch
Club, 1873 to 1876, suggests he was a student of Thomas Eakins.
exhibited for forty-five years at the National Academy of Design.
He frequently painted in the White Mountains of New Hampshire.
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William Patterson & David Zellin, Thomas Eakins and His Fellow Artists at the Philadelphia Sketch Club
A painter of pastoral scenes, Thomas Bigelow Craig was born in
Philadelphia and spent the first 40 years of his life there. He was
primarily self-taught but did study at the Pennsylvania Academy and
began exhibiting there in 1869. In 1889 he moved to NYC and then on to
Rutherford NJ in 1899.
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An artist of largely regional interest,
Craig was known for his paintings of grazing cows, quiet streams and
highlighted pastures, all which were hallmarks of his work.
was a Member of the National Academy, Salmagundi Club and Artists Fund
Society and exhibited at these venues as well as at the Pennsylvania
Academy, Philadelphia Art Club (1876), Philadelphia Exposition, Art
Institute of Chicago, Boston Art Club, Brooklyn Art Association and
Society for Independent Artists.
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