Otis, Bass, 1784-1861Variant names
Portrait painter and lithographer.
From the description of Bass Otis receipt, 1831. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122370511
Bass Otis, a Philadelphia artist, lithographer, and portrait-painter, was born in Bridgewater, Mass. He was apprenticed first to a scythemaker, then to a coach painter in New York about 1808. He later opened a studio in Philadelphia, copied portraits for "Delaplaine's Repository," and sent his work to exhibitions. Otis is credited with making the first lithograph in America in 1818.
From the description of Account book, 1815-1854. (American Antiquarian Society). WorldCat record id: 214091282
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|associatedWith||Delaplaine, Joshua, 1690-1771.||person|
|associatedWith||Historical Society of Pennsylvania.||corporateBody|
|associatedWith||Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1757-1834.||person|
|associatedWith||Otis, Susan P.||person|
|associatedWith||Shackelford, George Green, 1920-||person|
|associatedWith||Wistar, Caspar, 1761-1818.||person|
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