James Henry Beard
|Birthplace:||Buffalo, Erie County, New York, United States|
|Death:||Died in Flushing, Queens County, New York, United States|
Son of Capt. James Beard and Harriet Beard
|Managed by:||Mike McCarthy|
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About James Henry Beard
From the S9 Biographical Dictionary:
- 1811 - James Henry Beard was born in Buffalo, New York. American portrait painter.
- 1822 - At the age of eleven moved with his family to Painesville, Ohio. Beard taught himself how to paint and worked for a number of years as an itinerant portrait painter in Cincinnati, Pittsburgh, New Orleans, and Louisville.
- 1834 - He settled in Cincinnati, Ohio and wintered in New Orleans.
- 1846 - Beard was active in New York City and moved there permanently.
- [1848 - He was made an associate member of the National Academy of Design.
- 1872 - Was elected a full member in the National Academy of Design.
- 1880 - 'He’s Not for Sale' exemplifies two abilities for which Beard’s contemporaries admired him the most, sentimental portraits of children and images of dogs. 'The Penitent' and the particularly engaging 'Hounded Pup' are representative examples of Beard’s humorous, anthropomorphic interpretations of his canine subjects.
- 1893 - Beard died in Flushing, Queens.
James Henry Beard's Timeline
May 20, 1812
Buffalo, Erie County, New York, United States
June 21, 1850
Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, United States
April 4, 1893
Flushing, Queens County, New York, United States