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Sweet Girl Graduates, (painting)

Artist:
Champney, J. Wells b. 1843
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Notes:
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 292 (Sale info: $800.00).
"b. Boston, Mass., 1843. Pupil of Edouard Frere, Ecouen, France 1867 and 1869; the Academy at Antwerp, 1868; studied in Rome 1869-1870; in northern Spain, 1874-1875. First exhibited, 1873, at the National Academy, New York. Elected A.N.A., 1882. Lecturer on anatomy in the schools of the National Academy. Member of the American Water Color Society, and of the Salmagundi Sketch Club." [P. 77; illustration depicts four young female students dressed in formal nineteenth century fashion. The three figures arranged in the background are not rendered in detail, and appear to retreat into distance. This treatment places more emphasis on the figure seated in the foreground holding a diploma. In the lower right hand corner is a signature.]
Illustrated Catalogue of the Art Department of the Southern Exposition, Louisville, Ky. 1885. (Third Season.) including the Pictures in the American Art Association's Prize-Fund Exhibition, New York, 1885. John P. Morton and Company, Printers, Louisville, Kentucky.
Artist address: 337 Fourth Ave., New York, New York.
Artist professional affiliation: Associate National Academician; American Water Color Society (New York); S.S.C.
Topic:
Ceremony--Other--Graduation
Occupation--Education--Student
Figure group--Female
Dress--Historic--Nineteenth Century Dress
Control number:
AECI 03870292
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index

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