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James Henry Beard (American 1811 - 1893) "A Shared Meal". James Henry Beard was an artist featured on the Antique Roadshow for his “The Illustrious Guest”, valued in $300,000 - $500,000. Listed in books and housed in museums. James Henry Beard was an American painter who specialized in the genre of portraits. Portraits consist of a sculpture, painting, or photograph representing a person, in which the facial expressions are dominant. He was elected as a member of the National Academy of Design in 1872.

James Henry Beard (American 1811 - 1893) was an artist featured on the Antique Roadshow fro his “ The Illustrious Guest”, valued in $300,000 - $500,000. Listed in books and housed in museums. James Henry Beard was an American painter who specialized in the genre of portraits. Portraits consist of a sculpture, painting, or photograph representing a person, in which the facial expressions are dominant. He was elected as a member of the National Academy of Design in 1872.

In 1823 his family moved to Painesville in Ohio, the city in which he studied with Jarvis Frary Hanks and where on 1824 was born his famous brother William Holbrook. He was a portraitist and, in general, an itinerant painter for many years, working in Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Louisville, New Orleans and other cities of the south, before opening a study in Cincinnati where he established in 1834 and maintained his residence. In 1846/1847 he iterated in New York, in 1843 in New Orleans, where he began to be successful, and in 1850/1852 again in New Orleans; from 1863 he returned to live in New York, but subsequently, he worked in Cincinnati and Chicago before definitely settling himself in New York on 1870.

At the beginning of his career he had success as portraitist of children but later he devoted himself to the paintings of kind and paintings of animals, generally set in the inside, telling allegories of the nature, on 1835 it is attributed to him the realization of the flag for the body of the volunteers of Connecticut.

Exhibitions he took part: in New Orleans, in the study of Theodore Sidney Moise; at the Apollo Association; at the American Art Union on 1843; at the National Academic of Design from 1846 to 90; at the Brooklyn Artists of America from 1873 to 1883; at the Centennial Exposition of Philadelphia on 1876, at the Southern Art Union of New Orleans on 1882; at the Cincinnati Western Union on 1849; at the Society for Promotion of Useful Knowledge on 1841 and on 1842; at the Boston Art Club on 1888.

Numerous retrospectives: at the Cincinnati Art Museum in 1923 and on 1942; at the National Collection of Fine Arts in Washington, DC, on 1976. Member of the National Artists, and of the Century Club in New York. He also devoted to the teaching, among his students there was Lilly Martin Spencer. His work can be found at the Historic Southwest Ohio Inc. of Cincinnati and at the Cincinnati Art Museum.
Signed on lower right.


Dimensions - 
With Frame: L= 22 Inches
 W=1.5 Inches
 H= 22 Inches 
Without Frame: L= 18 Inches
 H= 18 Inches      

James Henry Beard "A Shared Meal"

James Henry Beard (American 1811 - 1893) "A Shared Meal". James Henry Beard was an artist featured on the Antique Roadshow for his “The Illustrious Guest”, valued in $300,000 - $500,000. Listed in books and housed in museums. James Henry Beard was an American painter who specialized in the genre of portraits. Portraits consist of a sculpture, painting, or photograph representing a person, in which the facial expressions are dominant. He was elected as a member of the National Academy of Design in 1872. James Henry Beard (American 1811 - 1893) was an artist featured on the Antique Roadshow fro his “ The Illustrious Guest”, valued in $300,000 - $500,000. Listed in books and housed in museums. James Henry Beard was an American painter who specialized in the genre of portraits. Portraits consist of a sculpture, painting, or photograph representing a person, in which the facial expressions are dominant. He was elected as a member of the National Academy of Design in 1872. In 1823 his family moved to Painesville in Ohio, the city in which he studied with Jarvis Frary Hanks and where on 1824 was born his famous brother William Holbrook. He was a portraitist and, in general, an itinerant painter for many years, working in Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Louisville, New Orleans and other cities of the south, before opening a study in Cincinnati where he established in 1834 and maintained his residence. In 1846/1847 he iterated in New York, in 1843 in New Orleans, where he began to be successful, and in 1850/1852 again in New Orleans; from 1863 he returned to live in New York, but subsequently, he worked in Cincinnati and Chicago before definitely settling himself in New York on 1870. At the beginning of his career he had success as portraitist of children but later he devoted himself to the paintings of kind and paintings of animals, generally set in the inside, telling allegories of the nature, on 1835 it is attributed to him the realization of the flag for the body of the volunteers of Connecticut. Exhibitions he took part: in New Orleans, in the study of Theodore Sidney Moise; at the Apollo Association; at the American Art Union on 1843; at the National Academic of Design from 1846 to 90; at the Brooklyn Artists of America from 1873 to 1883; at the Centennial Exposition of Philadelphia on 1876, at the Southern Art Union of New Orleans on 1882; at the Cincinnati Western Union on 1849; at the Society for Promotion of Useful Knowledge on 1841 and on 1842; at the Boston Art Club on 1888. Numerous retrospectives: at the Cincinnati Art Museum in 1923 and on 1942; at the National Collection of Fine Arts in Washington, DC, on 1976. Member of the National Artists, and of the Century Club in New York. He also devoted to the teaching, among his students there was Lilly Martin Spencer. His work can be found at the Historic Southwest Ohio Inc. of Cincinnati and at the Cincinnati Art Museum. Signed on lower right. Dimensions - With Frame: L= 22 Inches W=1.5 Inches H= 22 Inches Without Frame: L= 18 Inches H= 18 Inches

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