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artist , educator , painters

Abraham Jacob Bogdanove was an American artist, mural painter, and teacher best known for his seascape paintings of the Maine coast, particularly around Monhegan Island.


At National Academy of Design Abraham worked under the tutelage of American artists George Willoughby Maynard and Francis Coates Jones.


In 1911, Young Bogdanove was commissioned to paint a mural of "Diana in the Bath" for the Fleischman Baths at 42nd Street and Sixth Avenue. In 1912 Bogdanove received his second mural commission from the Hebrew Sheltering and Guardian Society in Pleasantville, New York; subsequently he painted murals for the Architectural League of New York, Commercial High School, Brooklyn, Manual Training High School, Brooklyn, Public School 43, Bronx, and the College of the City of New York. From 1913 to 1942 Bogdanove taught art at high schools and colleges in New York City, the longest association being with Townsend Harris High School of the College of the City of New York. In 1942 Bogdanove moved to Dunbarton, New Hampshire, where he died in 1946.


  • In 1957 he was the subject of an exhibition at the Farnsworth Art Museum in Rockland, Maine, in 1961 at the College of the City of New York, and in three exhibits at New York's Spanierman Gallery between 1997 and 2000.


  • paintings

    • "Diana in the Bath"