Church, Frederick Edwin
Title Original Carte De Visite Portrait Photograph
Binding No Binding
Book Condition Collectible-Fine
Publisher New York E. Anthony
Seller ID 14946
3 1/4 x 2 1/4 inches on photographer's backing. Church (b. 1826, d. 1900) was a noted American landscape painter, a member of the Hudson River School of artists. His best known painting, "Horseshoe and American Falls, Niagara" hangs in the Corchran Gallery in Washington D.C. The photo, circa 1862, shows Church in a heavy overcoat, with his right hand inside the coat and over his heart. From the back of the photo: "Published by E. Anthony, 501 Broadway New York, from Photographic Negative from Brady's National Portrait Gallery."
MATTHEW BRADY. AMERICAN ARTIST PORTRAITS. 19TH CENTURY ARTISTS. BC-103