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Frederic Edwin Church

Born: 4-May-1826
Birthplace: Hartford, CT
Died: 7-Apr-1900
Location of death: Greenport, NY
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Spring Grove Cemetery, Hartford, CT

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Painter

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: American landscape painter

Father: Joseph Church (silversmith, jeweler, d. 1876)
Mother: Eliza Janes (d. 17-Jul-1883)
Wife: Isabel Carnes (m. 14-Jun-1860, d. 12-May-1899, three sons, two daughters)
Son: Herbert Edwin (b. 29-Oct-1862, d. 18-Mar-1865 diptheria)
Daughter: Emma Francis (b. b. 22-Oct-1864, d. 26-Mar1865 diptheria)
Son: Frederic Joseph ("Freddie", b. 22-Oct-1866)
Son: Theodore Winthrop (b. 22-Feb-1869)
Daughter: Isabel Charlotte ("Downie", b. 17-Jul-1871)

    High School: Hartford Grammar School

    Century Association 1850
    National Academy of Design 1848

Selected paintings:
The Falls of Tecemdama (1854)
The Andes of Ecuador (1855)
Niagara Falls (1857)
Cotopaxi (1852)
The Heart of the Andes (1859)
Twilight in the Wilderness (1860)
Our Banner in the Sky (1861)
Icebergs (1863)
Aurorora Borealis (1865)
El Rio de Luz (1877)


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