Thomas Hovenden

Thomas Hovenden


Nationality: American

Birth Place: Dunmanway (County Cork, Munster, Ireland)

Born in Dunmanway, County Cork, Ireland, the genre painter Thomas Hovenden immigrated to New York in 1863 and attended the National Academy of Design. In 1874, he studied in Paris with the academic painter Alexandre Cabanel before settling in Philadelphia and assuming a teaching post at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. His most famous painting, The Last Moments of John Brown, belongs to the collection of the Metropolitan Museum, New York. Other museums featuring Hovenden's paintings include the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan; Philadelphia Museum of Art; San Francisco Museum of Fine Art; and Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven.


Thomas Hovenden Original Art Values Sold at Auction

Item Realized
Thomas Hovenden (American, 1840-1895) Couple in Woods Charcoal on paper 9-3/8 x 12-1/2 inches (23.8 x 31.8 cm) (sight
Thomas Hovenden (American, 1840-1895)Couple in WoodsCharcoal on paper9-3/8 x 12-1/2 inches (23.8 x 31.8 cm) (sight...
Lot 64906
Auction 5260
Monday, June 27, 2016
Thomas Hovenden (American, 1840-1895) The Blessing Charcoal on paper 10-7/8 x 8-7/8 inches (27.6 x 22.5 cm) (sight)
Thomas Hovenden (American, 1840-1895)The BlessingCharcoal on paper10-7/8 x 8-7/8 inches (27.6 x 22.5 cm) (sight)...
Lot 64905
Auction 5260
Monday, June 27, 2016

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