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BRADFORD, William (1823 - 1892), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BRADFORD, William (1823 - 1892), Painter

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American, 19th century, male.

Born 30 April 1823, in Fairhaven (Massachusetts); died 25 April 1892, in New York.

Painter. Seascapes.

William Bradford grew up in Fairhaven across the harbour from the busy whaling port of New Bedford. He was associated with, and is said to have been influenced by, the Fairhaven painter Albert Van Beest. In 1854 he opened a studio specialised in ship portraiture for

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