Twilight in the Marshes

by James Renwick Brevoort (1832–1918)
Oil on canvas
19 x 38 inches
Signed lower right: J.R. Brevoort.


db Fine Art, Harrington Park, New Jersey

Questroyal Fine Art, LLC, New York, New York, acquired from above, 2003

Private collection, Austin, Texas, acquired from above, 2006

Sullivan Goss - An American Gallery, Santa Barbara, California


Tonalism Then: 1870–1930, Sullivan Goss - An American Gallery, Santa Barbara, California, 2013

Artist Biography

A prominent member of the Hudson River School’s second generation of artists, James R. Brevoort created rich, atmospheric landscapes that evoked nature’s quiet mystery. Brevoort originally trained as an architect, graduating from New York University’s School of Design in 1854, and his paintings’ subtle compositions bare his skill as a draughtsman. He went on to study painting at the National Academy of Design and was named their Professor of Scientific Perspective in 1872. He also helped to found the Yonkers Art Association. Brevoort’s work is now in The Corcoran Gallery of Art, the Hudson River Museum, and the Saint Louis

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