A partial list of Bahamian or Bahamas-related Artists of interest to us, mostly, but not all, working prior to 1960:

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Henry Curtis Ahl (1905-1996), American painter, dates active in The Bahamas uncertain (Bio here)

Orazio Amato (1884-1952), Italian painter and politician known to have worked in The Bahamas

Frederick S. Armbrister (dates and nationality unknown), photographer active in The Bahamas Ca. 1905-1929

Richard Avedon (1923-2004), American photographer, executed 'Lauren Hutton, Great Exuma, The Bahamas, October' in 1968

Albert Ernest Backus a.k.a. Beanie Backus (1906-1990), American artist who worked in The Bahamas, Dominican Republic, Haiti, and had a second home in Jamaica

Frank Beatty (1889-1984), Canadian

Albert Bierstadt (1830-1902), American, active in Nassau, The Bahamas late 19th Century

Carl W. Brandien (1886-1965), American (born of Danish parents), active in The Bahamas

Phil Brinkman (1916-2000), American, active in The Bahamas in the early part of 1960

Clinton Brown (a.k.a. Michael Clinton) (d.1954), American, in Bermuda 1937, 1939, 1947, 1949 (Bio here)

Armin Buchterkirch (1859–1919?), American, active in The Bahamas (Bio here)

Orville Bulman (1904-1978), American, in The Bahamas in the 1950's

Jackson Logan Burnside III (1949-2011), Bahamian (born and raised on New Providence)

Manley Butler (19th - 20th century), American

James Buttersworth (1817-1894), British

 

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Robert Chase (b. 1919), American, active in The Bahamas in the 1940's

George Henry Clements (1854-1935), American, esearch into George H. Clements has revealed him to have made several visits to Nassau, Bahamas, and to have composed at least a fair number of works while there, enough to have mounted one known exhibition of his Nassau paintings.There is no evidence he was anywhere else in the Caribbean.

Rupert Conrad (1904-1979), American, active in The Bahamas in the 1950's

Jacob Frank Coonley (1832-1915), American, photographer in The Bahamas Ca. 1870

Sir Noël Peirce Coward (1899–1973), English, known to have visited The Bahamas (Bio here)

 

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Charles Ebert (1873-1959), American, in The Bahamas in the 1920's

George Pearse Ennis (1884–1936), American

Stephen Morgan Etnier (1903–1984), American, traveled to Haiti and The Bahamas circa 1935, 1968 (Bio here)

 

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Amos Ferguson (1920 – 2009), Bahamian (born in Exuma)

Ian Hamilton Finlay (1925-2006), born of Scottish parents in Nassau, The Bahamas

 

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Charles Paul Gruppé (1860-1940), Canadian (Family bio here)

Emile A. Gruppé (1896-1978), American, active in The Bahamas (Bio here)

Robert Charles Gruppé (b. 1944), American (Family bio here)

 

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Johanna Knowles Woodwell Hailman (1871-1958), American, active in The Bahamas in 1906

David Hamilton (b. 1933), Londoner, photographed in The Bahamas ca. 1978

Hildegarde Hamilton (1898-1970), American, active in The Bahamas circa 1952

George Overbury "Pop" Hart (1858-1933), American, active in the Caribbean ca. early 1900s, 1912-1919, 1922, 1930-1931, including The Bahamas, Cuba, Dominica, the Dominican Republic, Trinidad

Stephen Haweis (1878-1969), American

William Henry (20th Century), American, in The Bahamas in the 1930's

Harry Leslie Hoffman (1871/1874-1964), American, in The Bahamas circa 1916

Winslow Homer (1836–1910), American, active in The Bahamas circa 1885

 

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William Henry Jackson (1843-1942), American, photogrpaher in The Bahamas Ca. 1870-1920

Joseph Jicha (1901-1960), American, active in the Bahamas 1928

 

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David Klein (1918-2005), American, actively conceived artwork for Bahamas and Bermuda travel posters, 1965-1975 (Bio here)

Morris Lightbourn (dates and nationality unknown), photographer active in The Bahamas Ca. 1870-1920

Alton Lowe (1884-1936), Bahamian

Cal Luce (1888-1963), in The Bahamas in the 1950's

 

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Macfarlane Gregory Anthony (Tony, a.k.a. "The Obeah Man")Mackey/McKay (1942-1997), Bahamian visual artist, also recorded music under the name "Exuma"

Richard Brent Malone, MBE (1941-2004), Bahamian (born in Nassau)

Darrell McClure (1903-1987), American, active in The Bahamas in the 1920's

Florence Helena McGillivray (1864-1938), A prolific sketcher and painter, McGillivray, in addition to the Bahamas, traveled widely including to Bermuda, Jamaica, and Trinidad

Joe Monks (dates and nationality unknown)

 

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Tony O'Malley H.R.H.A. (1913-2003), Irish, frequent visits to The Bahamas where he stayed every winter from 1974 to the  late 1980s

 

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Frank Shirley Panabaker (1904–1992), Canadian, in the Bahamas and Bermuda 1934 (Bio here)

Norman Parkinson, CBE (1913-1990), English portrait and fashion photographer who lived in Tobago from 1963, and known to have worked in The Bahamas

Joseph E. Pinder (dates and nationality unknown), photographer active in The Bahamas Ca. 1870-1920

Ogden Pleissner (1905-1983), American, in The Bahamas in the 1930's (Bio here)

D. Pullinger (a.k.a. D. Cavil, mid-century), English, active in The Bahamas

 

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Elmer Joseph Read (b. 1862, death date unknown), American, active in The Bahamas, Cuba, etc. in the early 1900's (Bio here)

James Osborne "Doc" Sands (1885-1978), Bahamian (from Rock Sound, Eleuthera), photographer

W.R. Saunders (dates and nationality unknown), photographer active in The Bahamas Ca. 1870-1920

Henry Ernest Schnackenberg (1892-1970), American

Prosper L. Senat (1852-1925), American, in The Bahamas in 1907

James Sessions (1882-1962), American, in The Bahamas in the 1930's

Jeanloup Sieff (1933-2000), French photographer known to have worked in The Bahamas in 1981

Frank Small (1860-1915), American

Fredric (Frederic) "King" Soldwedel (1886-1957), American, worked in Nassau, The Bahamas

Helena Sturtevant (1872-1946), American, worked in Nassau, The Bahamas (Bio here)

 

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Anthony Thieme (1888-1954), American, worked in The Bahamas (Bio here)

Reverend Mervin Thompson (dates and nationality unknown)

Arthur Tress (b. 1940), American photographer known to have worked in The Bahamas in 1975

Gaspard Le Marchant Tupper (1826-1906), British, active in The Bahamas Ca. 1850's-1860's

Ross Sterling Turner (1847 - 1915), American, active in The Bahamas and other parts of the Caribbean (Bio here)

 

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Mark Von Arenburg (dates unknown), nationality unverified

 

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Julian Alden Weir  (1852-1919), American, active in Nassau, The Bahamas 1913

Robert Cummings Wiseman  (born 1891), American,  active in Nassau, Bahamas ca. 1960

John Whorf (1903–1959), American

Hartwell Leon Woodcock (1853-1929), American, active in Nassau and other parts of the Caribbean

 

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Stephen Scott Young (b. 1957-), American, active in The Bahamas

 

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