oil on canvas
18” x 28”
signed lower left
Born/lived: Born in Hartford, CT; lived in Sandusky, OH and NY. In 1903, Curran was invited by artist Frederick Dellenbaugh to Cragsmoor, NY, an art center in the Hudson River Valley where Curran established a studio.
Known: best known for his paintings of female figures posed within picturesque vistas of the Cragsmoor area, in an impressionist style. He also painted genre scenes, portraits and landscapes, as well as a series of views of the Imperial Temples of Peking.
Studied: Cincinnati Academy of Design; the National Academy of Design, under Walter Satterlee; the Art Students League; the Académie Julian in Paris, where he studied with Benjamin Constant and Jules Joseph Lefebvre.
Member: the National Academy of Design; Allied Artists Association; NY Water Color Club; American Water Color Society; Society of Artists; Lotos Club (Life member); Cragsmoor Barnstormer’s Theatre; Fencer’s Club and the National Arts Club.
Exhibited: National Academy of Design; the Paris Salon; the Columbian Exposition, 1893 in Chicago; the Paris Exposition of 1900, and the 1901 Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, NY; Atlanta Exposition (1895); Society of American Artists (1904); St. Louis Exposition (1904); Society of Washington Artists (1905) and the Salmagundi Club (1933).
Taught: the Pratt Institute, the Cooper Union and the National Academy.
Awards: The Academy’s Third Hallgarten Prize in 1889; the Paris Salon of 1890; prizes at the Columbian Exposition of 1893 in Chicago; the Paris Exposition of 1900, and the 1901 Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, NY, of which he was the Assistant Director.
|Artist First Name||Charles Courtney|
|Artist Last Name||Curran|
|Materials||oil on canvas|
|Markings||signed lower left|
|Size||18” x 28”,|
|Comments||Beautifully framed and in excellent condition.|