Private collection, Connecticut
Sale, Shannon’s Fine Art Auctioneers, Greenwich, Connecticut, April 28, 2005, lot 157, from above
Godel & Co. Fine Art, New York, New York
Questroyal Fine Art, LLC, New York, New York, acquired from above, 2011
Private collection, Chatham, Massachusetts, acquired from above, 2011
Master marine painter of realistic and sublime New England coastal scenes
By William Tylee Ranney Abbott
The seascapes of Alfred Thompson Bricher embrace both realism and sublimity. While his works are masterpieces of beauty in great detail, they are also mesmerizing in their commitment to conveying atmospheric serenity. The widespread popularity that Bricher experience during his time, proven by his significant exhibition history, is a testament to his ability to capture both literal excellence in nature as well as its figural beauty.