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Alfred Thompson Bricher

On the Meadows of Old Newburyport

Alfred Thompson Bricher

Alfred Thompson Bricher

On the Meadows of Old Newburyport

On the Meadows of Old Newburyport

Alfred Thompson Bricher

1837 - 1908

On the Meadows of Old Newburyport


signed ATBricher. and dated 1873 (lower left)

gouache and watercolor on paper laid down on paperboard

paperboard: 13 ¼ by 26 inches (33.6 by 66 cm)

framed: 21 ¼ by 34 ¼ inches (53.9 by 86.9 cm)

There are flake losses corresponding to frame abrasions along the extreme outer edges of the sheet. There are tape remnants along the extreme upper edge likely from a previous mounting.


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John F. Norton, Pueblo, Colorado
Hirschl & Adler Galleries, Inc., New York, 1969
Jo Ann and Julian Ganz, Jr., 1969 (acquired from the above; sold: Sotheby's, New York, May 20, 2015, lot 82)
Acquired by the present owner at the above sale 
"The Water-Color Collection: Sixth Winter Exhibition of the National Academy of Design—Notes," The New York Times, February 9, 1873, p. 5, col. 2
Barbara Novak, The Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection: Nineteenth-century American Painting, London, 1986, pp. 152, 154, illustrated 
New York, National Academy of Design, Sixth Annual Exhibition of the American Society of Painters in Water Colors, Winter 1873, no. 85, p. 12
Brooklyn, New York, Brooklyn Art Association, Spring Exhibition, March 1873, no. 174, p. 15
Santa Barbara, California, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, American Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings from the Collection of Jo Ann and Julian Ganz, Jr., June-July 1973, no. 9
Indianapolis, Indiana, Indianapolis Museum of Art; Springfield, Massachusetts, George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum, Alfred Thompson Bricher 1837-1908, September 1973-January 1974, no. 32, pp. 17-18, 56, illustrated
Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art; Fort Worth, Texas, Amon Carter Museum; Los Angeles, California, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, An American Perspective: Nineteenth-Century Art from the Collection of Jo Ann and Julian Ganz, Jr., October 1981-September 1982, p. 25, 116, illustrated