William Bradford
American, April 30, 1823 - April 25, 1892
Collected by major museums
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields
The Last New World: Important Hudson River School Paintings,
Questroyal Fine Art
Inside and Out: 19th Century American Genre, Marine, and Still Life Paintings,
Debra Force Fine Art

William Bradford was an artist-explorer of the northern arctic regions. Bradford grew up with a view of a whaling port and harbor in Massachusetts, and descended from a family of merchants and whalers. His own familiarity with ships greatly aided his self-taught painting practice and won him early commissions from …

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