An informal group of landscape painters from Portland, Maine. Their leader was George Morse who began the association in 1860. Many of the members are not well-known, but their work is historically significant because of the images they left of the Portland area including the coast. Other members included: C.F. Kimball, Harvard Armstrong, Henry Clark, Edward Griffin, John Calvin Stevens, John Weed, Frederick Thompson, Frederick Ilsley, G.C. McKim, Tom O'Neil, Walter Bailey, Millard Baldwin, Charles Fuller and Clifford Crocker. Source: Elaine Ward Casazza, "The Brushians"