Hugh Bridport

Hugh Bridport
London, England 1794
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1868
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Hugh Bridport and his brother, George, immigrated to Philadelphia in 1816 at the encouragement of the artist Thomas Sully. Settling in Philadelphia, the brothers founded a drawing academy and built successful careers as artists. Hugh Bridport was a founding member of the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia, and taught drawing there for six years. He stopped painting miniatures around 1848.

Works by This Artist

ca. 1835
watercolor on ivory
ca. 1816
watercolor on ivory
ca. 1840
watercolor on ivory