Edwards was known for his unique impressionistic style. He was a National Academician, a historical writer and illustrator of many books. He traveled, painted and exhibited all over the world. George Wharton Edwards, NA, was born in Faihaven, CT, lived Greenwich, CT.
Studied: Antwerp and Paris.
Member: National Academy of Design, NY Water Color Club, American Water Color Society, National Art Club, Society of Illustrators, American Inst. of Arts and Letters.
Exhibited: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, National Academy of Design, Art Institute of Chicago, Paris Salon, Boston Art Club, Charleston Expo. He was painting on Monhegan Island by 1880.
Illustrator: Sun Dial, Old English Ballads, The Last Leaf, other books.
Author: Vanished Towers and Chimes of Flanders, Vanished Halls and Cathedrals of France, Marken and its People, books on travel. Fink, American Art at the Nineteeth-Century Paris Salons.
|Artist First Name||George Wharton|
|Artist Last Name||Edwards, N.A.|
|Materials||oil on canvas, Hand carved gold frame. This painting is in very good condition.|
|Markings||signed, titled, dated 1927 lower right, titled on stretcher|
|Comments||Hand carved gold frame. This painting is in very good condition.|