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HUBBARD, Richard William, artist, born in Middletown, Connecticut, 15 October, 1810. He was educated at Middletown academy and Yale, and removed to New York, and afterward to Brooklyn, where he opened studios. He now (1887) resides in New York. In 1858 he was elected an academician. He is president of the Artists' fund society and of the Brooklyn art association, and has travelled and studied extensively in France and England. Among his earlier works are "Mansfield Mountain at Sunset," "Showery Day at Lake George," "Meadows near Utica," "Twilight," "High Peak, North Conway," and "Vermont Hills." He exhibited at the Centennial of 1876 "The Coming Storm," "Early Autumn," and "Glimpse of the Adirondacks"; and at the National academy "Hartford, Connecticut" (1825); "Afternoon in Summer" (1884); "Down on the Meadows " and "The Watering Place" (1885); "Lake Cazenovia," "The Old Mill at Coxsackie," and "The Head of the Dam, Mount Moore, New York" (1886).
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