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One of the more famous printmaker of the early 20th century, John Taylor Arms was known for his medieval architectural etchings that combined precise realism with a sense of soaring spirituality. 

ASHFORD, Frank Clifford, Paris, France.

Studied: Chase, in New York .


Born in Baronofsky, Russia, Mischa Askenazy became a post-impressionist portrait, landscape, and still-life painter, much influenced by the work of Paul Cezanne.

One of America's first wildlife artists, John Audubon has a name synonymous with conservation, but his realization about protecting the environment came late in his lifetime.


Known as a colorist focused on serene mood, harmony, and rounded shapes, Milton Avery was primarily a self-taught painter whose work combining abstraction and realism suggests dialogue between line, shape, muted color, and subdued emotions.  Most of his subjects were either marine scenes or figure studies.

Born in Detroit, Michigan to a wealthy family, Standish Backus studied watercolor while an architecture student at Princeton and at the University of Munich. His formal art training was limited to a brief period of study with Eliot O'Hara.

Baer, Kurt Ernst (1903-1979). Craftsman, painter.

Kurt Ernst Baer, <i>Sanctuary</i>, sold                 by John Moran Auctioneers for $4,675 (est: $2000 - $3000) on 2/17/04
Sanctuary by Kurt Ernst Baer (1903-1979)
25" x 30", Oil/Canvas, Signed Lower Left
Est.: $2,000 - $3,000
Sold by John Moran Auctioneers for $4,675 on 02/17/2004
ARTIST WORLD RECORD

Born to immigrant parents who separated when she was a youngster, Belle Baranceanu lived with her maternal grandparents on a farm in North Dakota and then attended high school and the Minneapolis School of Art in Minneapolis. She studied with Anthony Angarola, crediting him as being a major influence on her work. 

Frank A. Barney (1862-1954), artist, was born in Union Springs in the Finger Lakes area of New York State on December 7, 1862.

Frank A. Barney, <i>Edge of the Meadow</i>, sold
                by John Moran Auctioneers for $900 (est: $1200-$1600) on 4/28/07
Edge of the Meadow/i> by Frank A. Barney (1862-1954)
12" x 24", Oil/Canvas, Signed Lower Left
Est.: $1200 - $1600
Sold by John Moran Auctioneers for $900 (est: $1,200-$1,600) on 4/28/2007
ARTIST WORLD RECORD

Barrows, Albert Winfield (1893-1958). Landscape painter.

Albert Winfield Barrows, <i>Monterey Docks</i>, sold                 by John Moran Auctioneers for $4,520 (est. $2500-$3500) on 2/15/05
Monterey Docks by Albert Winfield Barrows (1893-1958)
12" x 14", Oil/Board, Signed
Est.: $2,500 - $3,500
Sold by John Moran Auctioneers for $4,520 on 02/15/2005
ARTIST WORLD RECORD

  

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