Albert Fitch Bellows (1829-1883)

Alfred F. Bellows gained credit in the mid-nineteenth century as a painter of New England landscape paintings and a innovator in the watercolor medium. Born in Boston, Bellows leaded off his career as the essential of the New England School of Design and left for Europe in 1856, studying art in Paris and at the Royal Academy of Antwerp. Upon his yield, he became a taking authority on watercolor painting, helping to discovered the American Watercolor Society and saving a known treatise, Water Color Painting: Some Facts and Authorities in Relation to its Enduringness (1868). His idyllic pastoral landscapes grew quite frequent, and Bellows regularly showed at the Brooklyn Art Association, the Boston Art Club, the Boston Athenaeum, the Art Institute of Chicago, and the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. He was held as an unearned member to the Royal Belgian Society of Painters in Water Color and was discovered an Academician at the National Academy of Design. His work is now big in "The Brooklyn Museum of Art", the "New York Historical Society", the "Cleveland Museum of Art", and the "Museum of Quebec".

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