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Hugh Henry Breckenridge

American, 1870–1937

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Hugh Henry Breckenridge

American, 1870–1937

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Hugh Henry Breckenridge was a modern American painter who combined and experimented with various styles including Expressionism, Post-impressionism, and Fauvism. Breckenridge is most recognized for his later paintings, which utilized Impressionist techniques in abstract designs. His abstract work has been compared with that of Wassily Kandinsky for the forms and figures that the paintings hint at. Earlier work included still-lifes in varied techniques, although his impressionistic brushwork was consistent throughout his career.

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Hugh Henry Breckenridge was a modern American painter who combined and experimented with various styles including Expressionism, Post-impressionism, and Fauvism. Breckenridge is most recognized for his later paintings, which utilized Impressionist techniques in abstract designs. His abstract work has been compared with that of Wassily Kandinsky for the forms and figures that the paintings hint at. Earlier work included still-lifes in varied techniques, although his impressionistic brushwork was consistent throughout his career.

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Included in a major biennial
Venice Biennale International Exhibition