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516. George Watson (1767-1837) was a Scottish portrait painter and first president of the Royal Scottish Academy. He received his early education in Edinburgh, and got some instruction in painting from Alexander Nasmyth. At 18, he went to London with an introduction to Sir Joshua Reynolds, who received him as a pupil. After two years spent in Reynold's studio, Watson returned to Edinburgh, and established himself as one of Scotland's finest portrait painters. The below oils are from the collection of the Flint Institute of Arts, Flint, Michigan.
           

Watson "Miss Carmichael"
H. 30" x W. 25" Before

McCord "Seascape"
H. 12" x W. 16" Before

Hawkins "Port. of a Man"
H. 10" x W. 8" Before
           

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517. Eanger Irving Couse (1866­1936) was a founding member and first president of the Taos Society of Artists. He is noted for paintings of Native Americans, New Mexico, and the American Southwest. His house and studio in Taos have been preserved as the Couse/Sharp Historic Site, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Couse left his home in Michigan for professional art studies at the Art Institute of Chicago and the National Academy of Design, New York. He went to Paris, where he studied at the École des Beaux-Arts and Académie Julian under William-Adolphe Bouguereau. His works are held in museums in the United States and around the world. These paintings are owned by the Muskegon Museum of Art, Muskegon, Michigan.
           

Anon. "Port of a Man"
H. 20" x W. 14" Before

E. I. Couse "Indian Nocturne"
H. 12" x W. 16"

Anon. "Port of a Woman"
H. 20" x W. 14" Before
           

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518. Anders Hune (1894-1968) was baptized Anders Carl Nielsen but changed his name in 1920 to Hune. Hune was the name of a location on the west coast in Denmark where Andreas Hune lived and worked from 1920-1935. He loved the location so much that he permently changed his family name to Hune. Hune worked primarily on farm landscapes with animals or people and on seascapes. Besides Scandinavia Hune also traveled and worked in Germany 1920-21 and Paris in 1926. Hune also worked with sculptures and became a known author and poet with many books published. The below oils are owned by the Art Museum of Greater Lafayette, Lafayette, Indiana.
           

Anders Hune "Danish Landscape"
H. 12" x W. 18" Before Treatment

Barton Hays "Untitled Landscape"
H. 12" x W. 20" Before Treatment
           

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Vawter "Winding Road"
H. 30" x W. 36" Before

Brockenbrough "House"
H. 14" x W. 12" Before

Baker "November Evening"
H. 11" x W. 14" Before
           

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519. Painter, illustrator, and etcher, Frederic Grant (1886-1959) was born in Sibley, Iowa, in 1886. After initially pursuing a degree in architecture, Grant decided to study art. Moving to Chicago, he enrolled at the Art Institute and the Academy of Fine Arts. He continued his training in Venice under William Merritt Chase and in Paris at the Académie Colarossi. In Chicago, Grant received local acclaim. Chicago Tribune critic Eleanor Jewett termed him Chicago's greatest colorist, noting that "his work is famous for its magnificent color and fine design. He is probably the greatest of colorists Chicago has ever had." The below oils are owned by Wabash College, Crawfordsville, Indiana.
           

F. Grant "Family Picnic"
H. 31" x W. 33" Before

Mooney "Pres. Tuttle" 1864
H. 36" x W. 29" Before


Ottis Adams "Landscape"
H. 15" x W. 24" Before
           

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520. Francesco J. Spicuzza was born in Sicily in 1883 and came to America at the age of 8. He attended classes at the Milwaukee Art Students League, where he studied under Alexander Mueller and then in 1911 he studied in New York under artist and teacher John Carlson. It was during this time that Spicuzza developed an impressionistic use of color, form and atmospheric. Later in his career, Spicuzza taught at the Milwaukee Art Institute. He died at the age of 78 in 1963. The below oils are from the collection of the Museum of Wisconsin Art, West Bend, Wisconsin.
           

G. Sinclair "Untitled"
H. 25" x W. 31" Before

F. Spicuzza "Beach Scene"
H. 7" x W. 9" Before

C. Barnum "Peru Harbor"
H. 18" x W. 24" Before

           

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