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BISPHAM, Henry Collins, artist, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1841. He studied in Philadelphia under William T. Richards, and in Paris as the pupil of Otto Webber. In 1869 he sent to the national academy " On the Campagna," "To the Front," and "Noonday Rest." In 1875 he exhibited " A Misty Day"; and in 1878 "Tigris" and "Landscape and Cattle." He excels in pastoral cattle-scenes and in wild landscapes with animals. Among his other paintings are "Dead in the Desert" (1867) ; "Roman Bull " (1867) ; " The Wine-Cart " (1868) ; "The Raid " (1866) ; "Hunted Down " (1871) ; " Crouching Lion" ; and "The Stampede" (1878).
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