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 Henry Bainbridge McCarter  (1866 - 1942)

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Lived/Active: Pennsylvania      Known for: illustrator, landscape and genre painting, educator

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Biography from Dixon-Hall Fine Art:
Born in Norristown, Pennsylvania, Henry Bainbridge McCarter studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts from 1879 to 1885 with Thomas Eakins and in Paris with Pierre Puvis de Chavannes, Leon Bonnat, Alexander Harrison, and Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec and others.

He saw Van Gogh and watched Corot paint and met Pisarro who came to see him as well as Degas.  He served an apprenticeship in lithography with Toulouse-Lautrec.

A member of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts where he also was an instructor from 1902-1942, McCarter exhibited frequently in the annuals and won medals as well as at the Panama-Pacific Exposition, St. Louis Expo, Corcoran Gallery biennials, Philadelphia Watercolor Club, Art Institute of Chicago and others. His paintings are in the collections of the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.

McCarter was considered the oldest of the early Modernist painters, and some of his students included Arthur B. Carles, Charles Sheeler and Charles Demuth.  His association with Carles continued years after he taught him, and the two were the nucleus of “The 31”, a group showing and promoting advanced tendencies in Philadelphia art during the 1930s.

McCarter’s “unusual color combinations-lemon yellows, soft blues, and pinks take on an elegiac quality” (Abraham A. Davidson, Early Modernist Painting 1910-1935, New York: Da Capo Press, 1994, p.240).

Biography from Butler Institute of American Art:
Born July 5, 1866 in Philadelphia, PA (sometimes listed as 1864), died Norristown, PA November 20, 1942.

Education: Studied with P de Chavannes, Bonnat, A. Harrison, T. Lautrec, M. Roll, M. Rixens in Paris; Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts with Eakins.

Exhibitions: Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo 1901 (medal); St. Louis Expo 1904 (medal); Philadelpha Water Color Club 1906 (prize); Pan-Pacific Exposition in San Francisco 1915 (2 gold medals); Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts 1930 (prize), 1939 (medal); Philadelphia Art Club 1935 (gold), 1936 (gold).

Holdings: Pennsylvania Museum of Art; Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art.

Illustrator : R.W. Gilder's poems for Scribner's, Century, Harper's, Collier's.

Position : Teacher at Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art.


Information from a tear sheet of Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art and notes by the Butler Institute curator, Clyde Singer.


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