Newell was a painter of genre, still lifes, landscape and portraits born in Belfast, Ireland. He lived in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, Baltimore, Maryland. He is most well known for his genre paintings. He is a member of the Irish School of Painters. He studied at the Academy d’Anvers and continued his studies in Paris under Couture and at the Royal College of Art in London. He was principal at Women’s School of Design, Pittsburg, Head of Maryland Inst., of Art and Design, and professor of drawing at Johns Hopkins Univ. He was a member of the American Watercolor Society.
|Artist First Name||Hugh|
|Artist Last Name||Newell|
|Materials||oil on canvas|
|Markings||signed and dated 1905 lower right|
|Size||20” x 30”|
|Comments||This painting is in excellent condition in a gold period frame, also in excellent condition.|