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ID: 500006433
 
Record Type: Person
Bannister, Edward Mitchell (American painter, 1828-1901)

Note: Bannister was born in New Brunswick but settled in Boston and quickly became the first African-American artist to be recognized as an American regionalist painter. He moved to Providence, Rhode Island where he was one of the three founders of the Providence Arts Club. Primarily a landscape artist, his style ranged from naturalistic to expressionistic.

Names:
Bannister, Edward Mitchell (preferred,V,index,LC)
Edward Mitchell Bannister (V,display)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)
African-American

Roles:
artist (preferred)
painter

Gender: male

Events:
active:   Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts, United States) (inhabited place)
active:   Providence (Providence county, Rhode Island, United States) (inhabited place)

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Bannister, Edward Mitchell (I)

Biographies:
(American painter, 1828-1901) ..... [BHA Preferred]
(artist, 1828-1901) ..... [GRL]
(American painter, 1833-1901) ..... [Grove Art]
(American artist, 1833-1901) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(American artist, 1833-1901) ..... [WCI]

Sources and Contributors:
Bannister, Edward Mitchell ........ [BHA Preferred, GRL Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, WCI Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
.....................................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
.....................................................  LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.] NAFR9319948
.....................................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) nr 93019948
.....................................................  Witt Computer Index database
.....................................................  Witt Library, Authority files
Edward Mitchell Bannister ........ [VP]
...................................................  Lewis, African American Art and Artists (2003) 29

Subject: ........ [BHA, GRL, Grove Art, VP, WCI, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Cederholm, Afro-American artists (1973)
....................  Groce and Wallace, Artists in America (1957)
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 21 January 2005
....................  LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.] NAFR9319948
....................  Lewis, African American Art and Artists (2003) 29-36; 29
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.)
....................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Kunstler (1980-1986)
....................  Two centuries of Black American art (1976)
....................  Witt Computer Index database
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [VP, WL-Courtauld]
.......... Lewis, African American Art and Artists (2003) 29
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