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1918 Print George Wharton Edwards Kayserberg Chapel Weiss River Alsace XGDA8

1918 Print George Wharton Edwards Kayserberg Chapel Weiss River Alsace XGDA8

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This is an original 1918 sepia color print by impressionist painter George Wharton Edwards (1859-1950) of people in traditional clothing standing by the River Wiess in Kayserberg, Alsace. Educated in Paris and Antwerp, Edwards also wrote and illustrated several books on travel and was a member of the Cos Cob Art Colony in Greenwich, Connecticut.

CONDITION

This 93+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. Moderate wrinkling. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. Light water stain - top.

  • Product Type: Original Color Print; Sepia
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 6 x 8.5 inches; 15 x 22 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

This piece was illustrated by Edwards, George Wharton. Artist signature in print - bottom right of image.

George Wharton Edwards

George Wharton Edwards (1859-1950) was an American artist hailing from Fair Haven, Connecticut. He was most recognized for his paintings, illustrations, fresco murals, Plein Air paintings and mosaics, as well as his impressionism and realism styles. His works primarily centered on architecture, cityscapes, figures, genre, landscapes, portraits, Native American culture, gardens, marine and nautical, and historical subjects. EdwardsÕ art has been exhibited at the Corcoran Gallery of Washington D. C., the Louisiana Purchase Exposition (also known as the St. Louis WorldÕs Fair of 1904), the Art Institute of Chicago, the Paris Salons, the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts and more. He was also affiliated with the Boston Art Club, the National Academy of Design, the American Water Color Society, the Brooklyn Art Association, the Society of Illustrators and the National Arts Club. Later, Edwards served as an illustrator for CollierÕs Magazine.

Keywords specific to this image: Vosges, bridge, ethnic, France

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