Early 20th Century Antique Edgar A Whitney Oil on Board Signed Painting
Vintage mid century painting on board signed Whitney Listed artist Edgar Whitney was a known New York artist Original gold frame 17 × 13 × 3 Edgar A, Whitney (1891-1987) known for figure, coastal view, landscape paintings. Spent twenty-five years in commercial art, including five years as art director at McCann-Erickson, before devoting himself full time to painting and teaching. He taught figure, portrait, and pictorial composition at Pratt Institute, lectured at New York University, and was a guest lecturer at the Columbia Graduates Club. In addition, he demonstrated and taught for art organizations throughout the United States. Around 1958, Mr. Whitney taught in the New York metropolitan area in spring and fall and conducted his “Whitney Watercolor Tours Through New England” in summer, and lectured in the South and West in the Winter. Edgar A Whitney was a contributing editor to American Artist and is the author of the article on watercolor and casein painting in the Grolier Encyclopedia. A film short by Universal Films, titled Watercolor Holiday, features Mr. Whitney.
- Depth: 3 Width: 17 Height: 13
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