Beal, Gifford (Amer. 1879-1956)

Gifford Beal was born in New York City in 1879 and studied at William Merritt Chase’s Shinnecock School of Art at the age of thirteen.  He later attended Princeton University, and upon graduation studied at the Art Students’ League.  He became a member of the National Academy of Design in 1908 and was elected to full status of academician in 1914  His paintings were uniquely “American” and he had no desire to paint in Europe and chose to avoid it.

Gifford Beal’s work is in numerous museums and public collections including The Department of Interior building in Washington, D.C.

This painting has authentication and provenance en verso and was painted c. 1925.

 

 

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19th, 20th & 21st Century American Paintings