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Grand Manan Island

A1956.33.1

An oil on canvas landscape/seascape painting depicting a portion of Grand Manan Island, which lies off the coasts of Maine and the provence of New Brunswick, Canada.  It is a part of New Brunswick.  The coastline is very rocky and jagged.

The early years of Alfred T. Bricher's career were spent in Boston, but in 1868 he moved to New York. Summers were spent travelling up and down the coast of New England sketching and gathering ideas for paintings to be executed in the studio. Much of his later output was devoted to seascapes with an emphases on rocky coasts. In 1890, he moved to New Dorp, Staten Island.

Artist: Alfred Thompson Bricher (1837 - 1908)

Title: Grand Manan Island

Medium: Oil on canvas

Dates: 1893

Dimensions: 38 in. x 28 in.

Culture: American

Accession Number: A1956.33.1

Credit: Gift of Ferdinand C. Townsend.

Tags: 19th century, american, beach, boat, bricher, canada, canvas, cliff, grand manan island, landscape, new brunswick, ocean, oil, painting, seascape, water