Durand, A. B. (Asher Brown), 1796-1886

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Painter; Albany, N.Y.

From the description of Asher Brown Durand papers, 1812-1883. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122291554

Springfield Township, NJ 1796-1886 Maplewood, NJ.

From the description of Portrait of Edward Sturges (1837-1901) and Amelia Sturges (1835-1862) as Children [painting]. [18--] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270906567

Painter; Albany, N.Y. Trustee of the National Academy of Design.

From the description of Letters to Asher Brown Durand from artists, 1819-1880. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220209297

American artist.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Jonathan Sturges, 1840 Jul. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270743989

American painter.

From the description of Letter : N. Y., to Joseph Henry, 1867 Nov. 25. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 80571314

Asher Brown Durand (1796-1886), the American engraver and painter, began his career as the pupil and partner of Peter Maverick. After 1835 Durand devoted himself to painting, producing figure pieces, portraits and then landscapes. He and Thomas Cole started the Hudson River school of painting. He founded the National Academy of Design and served as its president from 1845 to 1861.

From the description of Asher B. Durand papers, 1812-1886. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122597770

From the guide to the Asher B. Durand papers, 1812-1886, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.)

Archival Resources
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referencedIn Trumbull, John, 1756-1843. John Trumbull papers, 1750-1961 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Cased Photograph File, [1840-ongoing] @ 2011 New-York Historical Society
referencedIn Bolton, Theodore, b. 1889. Theodore Bolton papers, 1917-1958. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf National Academy of Design (U.S.). National Academy of Design records, 1825-1925. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Prioleau, Harriet Horry Frost,. Letters and engravings, 1779-1828. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Duveen, Albert. Albert Duveen art reference files, [ca. 1831-1950]. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Hart, Charles Henry, 1847-1918. Letters to Charles Henry Hart from artists, 1863-1915. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Roberts, Charles,. Charles Roberts autograph collection, 1773-1938. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Autograph File, D, 1586-1975. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Durand, A. B. (Asher Brown), 1796-1886. Asher Brown Durand papers, 1812-1883. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn John Durand papers, 1853-1893, 1854-1859 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Durand, A. B. (Asher Brown), 1796-1886. Letters to Asher Brown Durand from artists, 1819-1880. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Barlow, Joel, 1754-1812. Joel Barlow letter, portrait, and French citizenship document, 1793-1811. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Durand, A. B. (Asher Brown), 1796-1886. Asher B. Durand papers, 1812-1886. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Morse, Samuel Finley Breese, 1791-1872. ALS : London, to Asher B. Durand, 1838 July 24. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Durand, Asher B. [Asher B. Durand] : artist file John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art Library, Ringling Museum Library
creatorOf Durand, Asher Brown, 1796-1886. Autograph letter signed : London, to Jonathan Sturges, 1840 Jul. 30. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Peale, Rembrandt, 1778-1860. Letter and photograph of Rembrandt Peale [manuscript], 1858 and n.d. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Bogardus, A. (Abraham), 1822-1908. [Asher B. Durand] [graphic] / Bogardus. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Durand, Asher Brown, 1796-1886 : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
referencedIn New York Public Library. A. B. Durand Papers.
referencedIn Sherman, Frank D. Frank D. Sherman letter to William Clifford, 1916, undated. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
referencedIn Trumbull, John, 1756-1843. John Trumbull papers, 1750-1961 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Reed, Luman, d. 1836. Papers, 1820-1895. New-York Historical Society Library
referencedIn Clark, Lewis Gaylord, 1808-1873. Letter to [Horatio] Seymour. New York, NY. 1847 Oct. 8. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn John Trumbull papers, 1750-1961 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Hooker family. Hooker family papers, 1623-1929 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Portrait file: Guide. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Durand, A. B. (Asher Brown), 1796-1886. Letter : N. Y., to Joseph Henry, 1867 Nov. 25. Getty Research Institute
referencedIn Francis, John W. (John Wakefield), 1789-1861. John Wakefield Francis collection, 1816-1858. New-York Historical Society Library
referencedIn Getty Research Institute For History Of Art And ... Special Collections.
referencedIn Cole, Thomas, 1801-1848. Thomas Cole letters, [undated] and 1840-1842. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Durand, John, 1822-1908. John Durand papers, 1853-1893, bulk (1854-1859). New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Powers, Hiram, 1805-1873. Hiram Powers papers, 1819-1953, bulk 1835-1883. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn American Art-Union Print Collection, 1840-1851 @ 2011 New-York Historical Society
creatorOf Carroll, Charles, 1737-1832. Letter to Virgil Maxey, 1824 July 15. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Cummings, Thomas Seir, 1804-1894. Thomas Seir Cummings papers, 1826-1893. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Edmonds, Francis William, 1806-1863. Francis William Edmonds diaries, 1840-1855. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Asher B. Durand papers, 1812-1886 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Claghorn, James Lawrence, 1817-1884. James Lawrence Claghorn papers, 1849-1882. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Durand, A. B. (Asher Brown), 1796-1886. Artist file. Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
referencedIn Hiram Powers papers, 1819-1953, bulk 1835-1883 Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution
referencedIn Dana, Richard Henry, 1787-1879. [Letter, Boston, 3 March 1852, to Asher B. Durand]. Boston Athenaeum
referencedIn Hart, Charles Henry, 1847-1918. Charles Henry Hart papers, 1774-1930, bulk 1888-1918. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Artists' letters, 1731-1912. Winterthur Library
referencedIn Gratz, Simon,. Selected art related papers from the Simon Gratz Collection, [ca. 1770-1921]. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Hooker family papers, 1623-1929 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
creatorOf Dunlap, William, 1766-1839. Papers of William Dunlap, 1765-1839. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn The Robert Cushman Butler Collection of Theatrical Illustrations Washington State University Libraries: Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections
creatorOf Durand, Asher Brown, 1796-1886. Portrait of Edward Sturges (1837-1901) and Amelia Sturges (1835-1862) as Children [painting]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Durand, A. B. (Asher Brown), 1796-1886. Artist file. Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
referencedIn Stephens, Stephen DeWitt. Papers, 1935-1956. American Antiquarian Society
referencedIn Rosenthal, Albert, 1863-1939. Albert Rosenthal papers, 1860-1940. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Elwell, Frank Edwin, 1858-1922. Letters from sculptors, from the correspondence files of the Curator of Ancient & Modern Statuary ; Miscellaneous letters from the correspondence files of the Curator of Ancient & Modern Statuary, 1892-1904. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
creatorOf Longacre family. Longacre family papers, [ca. 1810]-1952. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Cole, Thomas, 1801-1848. Thomas Cole papers, 1821-1863. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
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associatedWith Asher B. Durand, person
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associatedWith Bogardus, A. (Abraham), 1822-1908. person
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associatedWith Clemenceau, George person
associatedWith Clemenceau, Georges, 1841-1929. person
associatedWith Cole, Thomas, 1801-1848. person
associatedWith Cropsey, Jasper Francis, 1823-1900. person
associatedWith Cummings, Thomas Seir, 1804-1894. person
associatedWith Dana, Richard Henry, 1787-1879. person
associatedWith Danforth, Moseley Isaac, 1800-1862. person
associatedWith Dickinson, Anson, 1779-1852. person
associatedWith Doughty, Thomas, 1793-1856. person
associatedWith Dunlap, William, 1766-1839. person
associatedWith Durand, John, 1822-1908. person
associatedWith Duveen, Albert. person
associatedWith Edmonds, Francis William, 1806-1863. person
associatedWith Elwell, Frank Edwin, 1858-1922. person
associatedWith Flagg, George W. (George Whiting), 1816-1897. person
associatedWith Francis, John W. (John Wakefield), 1789-1861. person
associatedWith Gerry, Samuel Lancaster, 1813-1891. person
associatedWith Gratz, Simon, person
associatedWith Harding, Chester, 1792-1866. person
associatedWith Hart, Charles Henry, 1847-1918. person
associatedWith Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878. person
associatedWith Hooker family. family
associatedWith Hooker Family. family
associatedWith Ingham, Charles Cromwell, 1796-1863. person
associatedWith Jones, George T., b. 1818? person
associatedWith Kensett, John Frederick, 1816-1872. person
associatedWith Le Clear, Thomas, 1818-1882. person
associatedWith Longacre family. family
associatedWith Maverick, Peter, 1780-1831. person
associatedWith Morgan, Amelia Sturges, 1835-1862 person
associatedWith Morgan, John P. (John Pierpont), 1918- person
associatedWith Morse, Samuel Finley Breese, 1791-1872. person
associatedWith Mount, William Sidney, 1807-1868. person
associatedWith National Academy of Design (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Palmer, Erastus Dow, 1817-1904. person
associatedWith Peale, Rembrandt, 1778-1860. person
associatedWith Pekenimo, Michael person
associatedWith Pekenimo, Michael. person
associatedWith Pekenino, Michael. person
associatedWith Powers, Hiram, 1805-1873. person
associatedWith Prioleau, Harriet Horry Frost, person
associatedWith Reed, Luman, d. 1836. person
associatedWith Renwick, James, Jr. person
associatedWith Roberts, Charles, person
associatedWith Rosenthal, Albert, 1863-1939. person
associatedWith Seward, William Henry person
associatedWith Shaw, Joshua, 1776-1860. person
associatedWith Sherman, Frank D. person
associatedWith Smith, John Rubens, 1775-1849. person
associatedWith Smithson, James person
associatedWith Stephens, Stephen DeWitt. person
associatedWith Sturges, Edward, 1837-1901 person
associatedWith Sturges, Frederick, Jr, person
associatedWith Sturges, Jonathan, 1802-1874, person
associatedWith Sully, Thomas, 1783-1872. person
associatedWith The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Trumbull, John, 1756-1843. person
associatedWith Trumbull, John M., 1787-1853 person
associatedWith Wade, Elias B person
associatedWith Wade, Elias B. person
associatedWith Wilson, Andrew Chalmers, Mrs, person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Europe
Europe
New York (State)
Subject
Smithsonian Board Of Regents
Painters
Fine Arts
Cholera
Engraving--19th century
Portrait painting, American
Art, American
Smithsonian Institution
Science In America
Occupation
Engravers
Painter
Function

Person

Birth 1796-08-21

Death 1886-09-17

Americans

English,

French

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