Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 34 (Sale info: $500.00).
"Born in Paisley, Scotland, 1822. Brother of James M. Hart. Brought to America, 1831. Self-taught. Opened a studio in Albany, N.Y., in 1848, as a portrait painter, but afterward became principally known as a painter of landscape and cattle. settled in New York City in 1853. Elected a member of the National Academy 1858. One of the founders, and for several years the president of the American Water Color Society, and president of the Brooklyn Academy of Design at its foundation, 1865." [P. xxxix)
Illustrated Catalogue of the Art Gallery of the Southern Exposition, Louisville, Ky. August 28 - October 23, 1886 Prepared by Charles M. Kurtz, Editor of National Academy Notes, Director of the Art Department. Published for the Art Committee by John P. Morton and Company, 440-446 West Main Street, Louisville, Ky.
Artist address: 51 East Twenty-Third St., New York, New York.
Artist professional affiliation: National Academician; American Water Color Society (New York).