biografía de James Fulton PRINGLE (1788-1847)

Lugar de nacimiento: Sydenham, Kent, England

Lugar de defunción: Brooklyn, NY

Direcciones: Brooklyn, NY (immigrated 1828)

Profesión: Marine painter, portrait and landscape painter

Estudios: with his father James Pringle

Exposiciones: NAD, 1832-44; Apollo Assoc.; Clinton Hall, NY; 333 Broadway, NYC , 1837 (60 works)

Obra: New York State Hist. Assoc., Cooperstown, NY; Mariners Mus., Newport News, VA; Mus. City of New York; Mystic (CT) Seaport Mus.; Peabody Mus., Salem, MA; Shelburne (VT) Mus.

Comentarios: A leading painter who documented the clipper-ship era. He painted marine scenes for the British Admiralty before coming to U.S. where he gained a strong reputation for his highly-detailed ship portraits, shipbuilding scenes, and scenes of marine disasters.

Fuentes: G&W; Information courtesy Miss M.L. Pringle, granddaughter of the artist; Cowdrey, NAD; Cowdrey, AA & AAU; Brooklyn CD 1833-46; American Processional, 120 (with repro.); Portfolio (March 1943), frontis.; American Collector (Aug. 1943), frontis. More recently, see Brewington, 309; and 300 Years of American Art, vol. 1, 103 (with repro.); Muller, Paintings and Drawings at the Shelburne Museum, 113 (with repro.); 300 Years of American Art, vol. 1, 103; BAI, courtesy Dr. Clark S. Marlor.

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