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Creek Landscape Oil Painting by John Winthrop Andrews

Documentation Signed
Origin United States
Period 1900-1919
Dimensions
W. 23 in; H. 19 in; D. 3 in;
W. 58.42 cm; H. 48.26 cm; D. 7.62 cm;
Condition Good.
Description Creek Landscape Oil Painting by John Winthrop Andrews an American artist who lived between 1879 and 1964.

This landscape is oil on canvas, measures 12" tall by 16" wide and is considered to be a rare example of his work.

In the frame this impressionist landscape painting is 19" tall by 23" wide.

John Winthrop Andrews was born on August 31, 1879 in Newtonville, Massachusetts.

He studied at the Massachusetts School of Art with Frank Vincent DuMond, Edward Hamilton, and Joseph DeCamp.

"DuMond was an influential teacher, counting among his students J. Winthrop Andrews and Gifford Beal. Along with Andrews, DuMond exhibited a painting called October in the first exhibit of the Yonkers Art Association (1916)." Source: The Hudson River Museum provided source material to Resource Library for the aforementioned article on Paintbox Leaves (2010 Exhibition at the Hudson River Museum): Autumnal Inspiration from Cole to Wyeth.

John Winthrop Andrews was best known as a painter of colorful landscapes and seascapes.

The artist visited Bermuda from about 1910, the same year as his marriage to Alice G. Blaisdell. Andrews' Bermuda paintings include an oil entitled, Cottage Garden with Flowers, circa 1915.

Andrews was a prominent art educator whose work was cited in numerous teaching periodicals of the time.

Historical records list Andrews as the Supervisor of Drawing in Chicopee, Massachusetts and as the Director of Art for the Yonkers Public School system in New York.

The artist was an active member of the Yonkers Art Association for many years.

He served on the original Board of Directors of the association which was formed in 1916.

In addition, Andrews was a member of the Yonkers Municipal Art Commission and the Eastern Art Association in New Haven, Connecticut.

J. W. Andrews exhibited a painting entitled, Autumnal Ash, at the Yonkers Museum of Science and the Arts in 1934.

This exhibition featured many distinguished artists such as Charles Gruppe and Walter Farndon. Source: The Herald Statesman, April 24, 1934.

Published examples of paintings by the artist include: Nantucket (Massachusetts), Dunes at the Cape (Massachusetts), Whitehead (Monhegan, Maine), Grafton (Vermont), Bennington (Vermont), Oleander on a Sunlit Path (Bermuda), View of Buttermilk Falls (NY), Girl Picking Flowers, Hollyhocks, and Barnyard Chickens.

A museum reference for the artist is the Butler Institute of American Art in Youngstown, Ohio.

J. Winthrop Andrews died on June 18, 1964 in Huntington, New York. He was interred in Fairview Cemetery in Chicopee. The artist was survived by his daughter, Elizabeth Blaisdell Andrews.
Styles / Movements Hudson River School
Dealer Reference Number 1240969
Incollect Reference Number 327443
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