Burr H. Nichols (1848 – 1915) Glimpse of a Garden, Venice
Condition Report: Both painting and frame are in good condition. Signed lower left. Signature and title on artist label on verso.
Biography from the Archives of askART
Born in Lockport, New York, he became a noted eastern landscape, figure and genre painter in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
He studied painting in Buffalo before travelling to Paris to study with Charles Carolus-Duran. In France, he also painted at the artist colony in Pont Aven with Frank Penfold, also a Buffalo native.
Biography from Dixon-Hall Fine Art
Born in Lockport, New York, Burr H. Nicholls studied in Buffalo, New York and in Paris with Charles Carolus-Duran. He spent time at the art colony of Pont-Aven with fellow Buffalo native and ex-patriot artist, Frank Penfold.
Nicholls was a member of the Buffalo Society of Art and exhibited at the Brooklyn Art Association (1871-73, 1879, 1882, 1884 and 1891), National Academy of Design (1873-95), Paris Salon (1880-82), Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (1882-95), Art Institute of Chicago (1888-89, and 1894) and the Boston Art Club (1891-95).
His work is in the collections of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Heckscher Museum on Long Island and the Burchfield-Penney Art Center in Buffalo, New York.
Nicholls’ known specialties were Venetian scenes, genre, landscapes, and barnyard fowl paintings as shown here.
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