Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 170 (Sale info: $125.00).
"b. Westchester County, N.Y., 1832. Studied architecture in New York under James Renwick, but turned his attention to painting, and became a pupil of Thomas Cummings, N.A. For two years he was professor of perspective in the National Academy, New York. 1873-1880 in Europe, studying in various countries, but spending most of his time in Florence. Elected member of the National Academy, 1863. Member of the American Water-Color Society, and the American Art Union. " Brevoort's landscapes are broad and thoughtful, with pleasing atmospheric effect. - Tuckerman, Book of the Artists." [P. 37.]
Illustrated Catalogue of Works of Art in the Art Building of the Southern Exposition at Louisville, Ky. August 16 - October 25, 1884. Prepared by Charles M. Kurtz, Director of the Art Department. Editor of National Academy Notes and the Art Union Magazine. Published for the Art Committee by John P. Morton and Company.
Artist address: New York, New York.
Artist professional affiliation: National Academician; American Water Color Society (New York); A.A.U.