27 Results for tag: American

Joseph Henry Sharp (1859-1953)

Joseph Henry Sharp was an American painter and a founding member of the Taos Society of Artists, of which he is considered the "Spiritual Father". Sharp was one of the earliest European-American artists to visit Taos, New Mexico, which he saw in 1893 with artist John Hauser. Sharp was born in Bridgeport, Ohio on Septem... More

Edward Hopper (1882-1967)

Edward Hopper was a prominent American realist painter and printmaker. While he was most popularly known for his oil paintings, he was equally proficient as a watercolorist and printmaker in etching. Both in his urban and rural scenes, his spare and finely calculated renderings reflected his personal vision of modern ... More

Montague Dawson (1890-1973)

Montague Dawson was a British painter who was renowned as a maritime artist. His most famous paintings depict sailing ships, usually clippers or warships of the 18th and 19th centuries. Montague Dawson was the son of a keen yachtsman and the grandson of the marine painter Henry Dawson, born in Chiswick, London. Much of ... More

Pál Fried (1893-1976)

Pál Fried was a Hungarian artist. His oil paintings were usually of dancers, nudes, and portraits, and his subjects were almost always women, although he also painted Paris, seascapes, and cowboys and landscapes of the American West. He signed his paintings, as is usual in Hungarian, with his surname first as "Fried Pál". ... More

Eanger Irving Couse (1866-1936)

Eanger Irving Couse was an American artist, founding member and first president of the Taos Society of Artists. He is famous for paintings of Native Americans, New Mexico, and the American Southwest. His house and studio in Taos have been preserved as the Eanger Irving Couse House and Studio—Joseph Henry Sharp Studios, ... More

Bert Geer Phillips (1868-1956)

Bert Geer Phillips was an American artist and the first one to permanently settle in Taos, New Mexico (1898) and is considered to be the founder of the Taos art colony. He is known for his paintings of Native Americans, New Mexico, and the American Southwest. He was also a benefactor of the Western artist Harold Dow Bugbee, ... More

William Merritt Chase (1849-1946) Part II

Chase cultivated multiple personnae: sophisticated cosmopolitan, devoted family man, and esteemed teacher. Chase married Alice Gerson in 1886 and together they raised eight children during Chase's most energetic artistic period. His eldest daughters, Alice Dieudonnee Chase and Dorothy Bremond Chase, often modeled for their ... More

Eyvind Earle (1916-2000) Part II

Earle returned to full-time painting in 1966, producing watercolors, oils, sculptures, drawings, scratchboards, and limited-edition serigraphs. These works were mainly not exhibited in his lifetime. Earle's work and distinct graphic styling has continued to inspire new generations of artists and animators, serving to influe... More

Frederick Childe Hassam (1859-1935) Part III

In 1913, Hassam was honored with a separate gallery showing at the Panama-Pacific Exhibition featuring thirty-eight pictures. Around 1915, he renewed his interest in etching and lithography, producing more than 400 of these works during his later career; but while artistically satisfying, they achieved only so-so public ... More

Frederick Childe Hassam (1859-1935) Part II

Starting in the mid-1890's, Hassam also made summer painting excursions to Gloucester, Massachusetts; Cos Cob, Connecticut; and Old Lyme, Connecticut; all of them by the sea but each presenting unique aspects for painting. Even though his sales were good, Hassam continued to take on commercial work, including for the World's ... More