Vintage Landscape Oil Painting of Mountains by John Winthrop Andrews (1879-1964)
Vintage Landscape Oil Painting of Mountains by John Winthrop Andrews (1879-1964).
This vintage wall art measures 16" tall by 20" wide and is oil paint on canvas, signed in the lower right corner by the artist.
Thought to be a view in Western North Carolina but could just have easily have been painted in Connecticut.
John Winthrop Andrews (1879-1964) John Winthrop Andrews was born on August 31, 1879 in Newtonville, Massachusetts.
He studied at the Massachusetts School of Art with Frank Vincent DuMond, Edward Hamilton, and Joseph DeCamp.
"DuMond was an influential teacher, counting among his students J. Winthrop Andrews and Gifford Beal. Along with Andrews, DuMond exhibited a painting called October in the first exhibit of the Yonkers Art Association (1916)."
The artist visited Bermuda from about 1910, the same year as his marriage to Alice G. Blaisdell. Andrews' Bermuda paintings include an oil entitled, Cottage Garden with Flowers, circa 1915.
Andrews was a prominent art educator whose work was cited in numerous teaching periodicals of the time.
Historical records list Andrews as the Supervisor of Drawing in Chicopee, Massachusetts and as the Director of Art for the Yonkers Public School system in New York.
The artist was an active member of the Yonkers Art Association for many years.
He served on the original Board of Directors of the association which was formed in 1916.
In addition, Andrews was a member of the Yonkers Municipal Art Commission and the Eastern Art Association in New Haven, Connecticut. J. W. Andrews exhibited a painting entitled, Autumnal Ash, at the Yonkers Museum of Science and the Arts in 1934.
A museum reference for the artist is the Butler Institute of American Art in Youngstown, Ohio.
J. Winthrop Andrews died on June 18, 1964 in Huntington, New York.
The Harvard University Catalogue (1902) - Published by Harvard University: Theory of Design reports J. Winthrop Andrews as a student from Newtonville, MA.
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