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Frederic Arthur Bridgman

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A.k.a.:  Frederick Arthur Bridgeman, Arthur Bridgman.   573 auction records.   1 upcoming.  
Frederic Arthur Bridgman (1847 - 1928) was active/lived in New York / France.  Frederic Bridgman is known for Oriental-exotic-mythic genre and portrait painting.

Born and raised in Alabama, Frederick Bridgman became known for his Oriental motif paintings of North Africa, inspired by his teacher Jean-Leon Gerome. However, later in his career he diverged to genre and landscape subjects.

As a young man, he moved to New York and worked as an engraver and studied at the National Academy of Design where he enrolled in 1863.  Three years later, he began a life-long residency in Paris where he became one of the leading and earliest members of the Pont-Avon artists colony in Brittany.  Bridgman studied from 1867 to 1871 with Gerome who encouraged his students to paint exotic historical subjects.

In 1872, he made the first of many trips to Spain and North Africa.  He specialized in Orientalist and archaeological subjects, and his detailed, brilliantly colored, exotic scenes, especially of Algeria and Egypt, brought him tremendous fame and patronage in the 1870s and 1880s.

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Facts about Frederic Arthur Bridgman

   Publications  Book References:  53
Magazine References:  8

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8 Miscellaneous Magazine References for Frederic Arthur Bridgman
Magazine Article Date Author Color
Fine Art Connoisseur American Pictures Painted in France October 2006 Editor Yes
American Art Review Americans in Paris, 1850-1910 October 2003 Weinberg, H Barbara Yes
California Art Club Newsletter In the Land of Casanova: American February 2003 Adams, Elaine No
American Art Review Hamilton College's Alumni Collector April 2002 Shapiro, Michael E Yes
Art in America Baghdad on the Hoosic February 2001 Porterfield, Todd Yes
Art & Antiques The Oriental Image October 2000 Leigh, Bobbie Yes
American Art Review Amer Paintings in S Cal Collections May 1996 Fort, Ilene Susan Yes
American Art Review American Painters in Brittany October 1995 Rabb, Lauren Yes
53 Book References for Frederic Arthur Bridgman
Year Author Title Pages Color
2010 Cleveland, David Adams A History of American Tonalism 592 Yes
2005 AskART.com Inc. -
Dunbier, Lonnie Pierson (Editor)
The Artists Bluebook 34,000 North American Artists to March 2005 479 No
2005 Davenport, Ray Davenport's Art Reference: The Gold Edition 2421 No
2004 Cleveland, David Adams Intimate Landscapes: Charles Warren Eaton and the Tonalist Movement in American Art, 1880-1920
(Exhibition catalog)
114 Yes
2004 Dearinger, David B. Paintings and Sculpture in the Collection of The National Academy of Design Volume One: 1826-1925 672 Yes
2004 Vose, Marcia (editor) Vose Art Notes: A Guide for Collectors Circles of Influence, A Timeline 38 Yes
2003 Leeds, Valerie (Essay) Dreams and Dramas: Moonlight and Twilight in American Art (Hollis Taggart Galleries)
(Exhibition catalog)
88 Yes
2003 Oklahoma City Museum Americans in Paris, 1850-1910
(Exhibition catalog)
128 Yes
2003 Richter, Marianne; Wendy Greenhouse (Essays) Union League Club of Chicago Art Collection 308 Yes
2000 Editor, Spanierman Gallery Tranquil America: A Century of Painting, 1840-1940
(Exhibition catalog)
0 No
2000 Greer, Gina; Andrea Smith American Paintings: 1860-1940 0 No
1999 Falk, Peter Hastings (Editor) Who Was Who in American Art, 1564-1975: Three Volumes
(Exhibition catalog)
3724 No
1993 Carr, Carolyn K Revisiting the White City American Art at the 1893 World's Fair
(Exhibition catalog)
408 Yes
1992 Lublin, Mary American Selections 1850-1950
(Exhibition catalog)
163 Yes
1991 Weinberg, H Barbara The Lure of Paris: Nineteenth-Century American Painters and Their French Teachers 295 Yes
1990 Falk, Peter Hastings Annual Exhibition Record, National Academy of Design: 1901-1950
(Exhibition catalog)
622 No
1990 Falk, Peter Hastings (Editor) The Annual Exhibition Record of the Art Institute of Chicago
(Exhibition catalog)
1117 No
1990 Fink, Lois Marie; Albert Boime, Forward; Elizabeth Broun, Preface American Art at the Nineteenth Century Paris Salons 430 Yes
1990 Gerdts, William H Art Across America: The Far Midwest, Rocky Mountain West, Southwest, Pacific Volume Three 396 Yes
1990 Gerdts, William H Art Across America: The South, Near Midwest (Volume Two) 396 Yes
1990 Halsby, Julian Venice/The Artist's Vision Guide to British and American Painters 223 Yes
1989 Blaugrund, Annette Paris 1889 American Artists at the Universal Exposition
(Exhibition catalog)
304 Yes
1989 Falk, Peter Hastings Annual Exhibition Record, 1876-1913, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Volume II
(Exhibition catalog)
612 No
1989 Gerdts, Abigail Booth An American Collection Paintings and Sculpture from the NAD
(Exhibition catalog)
208 Yes
1988 Falk, Peter Hastings Dictionary of Signatures & Monogram 556 No
1988 Ward, Meredith (essay) Adventure and Inspiration American Artists in Other Lands
(Exhibition catalog)
172 Yes
1986 Opitz, Glenn B (editor) Mantle Fielding's Dictionary of American Painters, Sculptors & Engravers 1081 No
1986 Zellman, Michael David 300 Years of American Art (two volumes) 1102 Yes
1985 Falk, Peter Hastings (Editor) Who Was Who in American Art: Artists Active Between 1898-1947 707 No
1984 Weinberg, H Barbara The American Pupils of Jean-Leon Gerome 113 No
1983 Detroit Institute of the Arts The Quest for Unity American Art between World's Fairs 1876-1893
(Exhibition catalog)
272 Yes
1982 Sellin, David / J K Ballinger Americans in Brittany and Normand 1868-1910
(Exhibition catalog)
229 Yes
1981 Newark Museum American Art in the Newark Museum Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture 431 Yes
1979 Baigell, Mathew Dictionary of American Art 390 No
1978 Richards, Jane L American Genre Painting in the Victorian Era
(Exhibition catalog)
66 Yes
1977 Sheldon, George William Recent Ideals of Americn Art 176 No
1977 Weinberg, H Barbara (intro) Book of American Figure Painters (Art Experience, Late 19th Cen/ no. 11) 240 No
1976 Quick, Michael American Expatriate Painters of the Late Nineteenth Century (The Dayton Art Institute)
(Exhibition catalog)
158 Yes
1975 Archives of American Art Artists and Models 40 No
1973 Naylor, Maria Exhibition Record 1861-1900, National Academy of Design (Two Volumes Set)
(Exhibition catalog)
1075 No
1972 Earle, Helen L Biographical Sketches of American Artists 370 No
1969 Rathbone, Perry Townsend (Ed) American Paintings in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (Two Volumes) 600 Yes
1954 Clark, Eliot History of the National Academy of Design, 1825-1953 296 No
1935 Mallett, Daniel Trowbridge Index of Artists: International-Biographical Two Volumes: Includes 1940 Index 1130 No
1932 Hartmann, Sadekichi A History of American Painting Revised Edition, Two Volumes in One 363 No
1931 Neuhaus, Eugen The History and Ideals of American Art 444 No
1927 Isham, Samuel The History of American Painting (supplemental chapters by Royal Cortissoz) 608 No
1925 National Academy of Design Commemorative Exhibition 1825-1925
(Exhibition catalog)
160 No
1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition (Editor) Official Catalogue of Exhibitors Department B, Art
(Exhibition catalog)
281 No
1898 Hoyt, Deristhe L. The World's Painters and Their Pictures 272 No
1893 Kurtz, Charles (editor) The Art Gallery Illustrated World's Columbian Exposition 383 No
1889 Van Dyke, John C How To Judge A Picture Familiar Talks in the Gallery 168 No
1879 Sheldon, G W American Painters With Eighty-three Engraved Examples of Their Work 184 No
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