Artist Biography

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.

Painting Features

Artist First Name George Wharton
Artist Last Name Edwards, N.A.
Artist's Dates 1869-1950
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
Size 30” x30”
Price contact gallery
Comments Hand carved gold frame. This painting is in very good condition.