watercolor and gouache on paper, 9” x 21”
signed and dated 1889 lower right
Edmund Darch Lewis, NA (1835-1910)
Born/lived: Born in Philadelphia.
Known: was one of the most popular Philadelphia landscape painters of the 19th century. He painted scenes of Lehigh, Susquehana, and Wissihichon Rivers of Pennsylvania and landscapes of New York, New England and Cuba. Later, he painted marine paintings at Cape May, NJ and Narragansett, RI. He painted realistic images of shorelines, waterways, and rural scenes.
Studied: he attended private school and studied painting with the German-born landscapist Paul Weber (1823–1916).
Member: the National Academy of Design in New York in 1860 (elected an associate of the Academy in 1859 and a full Academician in 1862)
Exhibited: He exhibited at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in 1854. He also exhibited at the Boston Athenaeum (1858-1869), and the National Academy of Design in New York in 1860 and the Brooklyn Art Association (1862-1970).
Work: the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts; Mobile Museum of Art, Alabama; Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens, Jacksonville, Florida; Worcester Art Museum, Massachusetts; Frederic Remington Art Museum, Ogdensburg, New York; and the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
|Artist First Name||Edmund Darch “Cape May” watercolor and gouache on paper 9” x 21” signed and dated 1889 lower right|
|Artist Last Name||Lewis, NA|
|Materials||watercolor and gouache on paper|
|Markings||signed and dated 1889 lower right|
|Size||9” x 21”|
|Comments||This painting is in excellent condition and beautifully matted and framed.|