1866 – He was born on the 17th of February in Augusta, Maine.
1890 – Bicknell traveled throughout Europe, North Africa, Greece, the Nile Valley, and Asia.
1895 – Bicknell visited Japan and saw that country’s art at its source. A sophisticated man, he was equally at home presiding over a salon in his fashionable apartment in the Madison Square Garden Tower in New York City or painting laurel outdoors at Rogers Lake in Old Lyme, where this painting was probably done.
1943 – He died on the 9th of April in Essex, Connecticut.