Arthur James Emery Powell (1864-1956)

Arthur James Emery Powell (1864-1956)
American landscape painter & muralist ; 
Arthur Powell ; Arthur James Powell ; A.J. Emery Powell ; A.J.E. Powell ; Arthur J.E. Powell ; Arthur James E. Powell ; Arthur J. E. Powell ; 
[Born December 11, 1864 in Van Wert County, OH – died July 15, 1956 in Poughkeepsie, NY at Samuel and Nettie Bowne Hospital, where he was for the last six months of his life]

 

SAL record control number: 68317 ;

Record level: Person ;

Record type: Artist ;

 

Arthur James Emery Powell (1864-1956) biography:

Birth: December 11, 1864 in Van Wert County, OH ; 
Death: July 15, 1956 in Poughkeepsie, NY at Samuel and Nettie Bowne Hospital, where he was for the last six months of his life ; 
Sex: Male ; 
Ethnicity: White ; 
Zodiac:
Sagittarius ; 

Known for: Rural landscapes ; country landscapes ; murals ; marine painting ; winter landscape paintings ; 
Medium: Oil ; fresco ; 
Technique: Painting ; fresco ;  
Subjects: Farms ; country ; trees ; landscape ; hills ; streams ; waterscapes ; boats ; ships ; 

Areas: Van Wert County, OH ; St. Elmo, IL ; Dayton, OR (1880) ; St. Louis, MO (1903-1904) ; Paris, France (1904) ; Dover Plains, NY ; Westchester, NY (1910) ; New York, NY (1930) ; Kent, CT ; Poughkeepsie, NY ; 
Region: Midwest (1864-?) ; West (1880) ; North East (1910-1956) ;  Europe (1903-1904) ; 
Lived: Van Wert County, OH ; St. Louis, MO ; St. Elmo, IL ; OR ; Paris, France (1903-1904) ; Dover Plains, NY ; Westchester, NY (1910) ; New York, NY (1930) ; Poughkeepsie, NY ; 
Father: Curtis W Powell (1830-1921) ; 
Mother: Cornelia (Winterringer) Stockett Powell (1835-1903) ; 
Relatives: William Oscar Powell (1869-1949), brother ; Angelina A (Powell) Belk ; (1872-1962), sister ; Martha “Mary” A (Powell) Voltais (1874-1944), sister ; 
Spouse: [none] ; 
Children: [none] ; 

Training: San Francisco School of Design, San Francisco, CA ; St. Louis School of Fine Art, St. Louis, MO ; Academie Julian, Paris, France under Gabriel Ferrier (1847-1914) and Édouard Toudouze (1848-1907) ; 
Instructors: Gabriel Ferrier (1847-1914) ; Édouard Toudouze (1848-1907) ; 
Work: Commercial sign painter ; Painted set design, New York, NY ; Methodist Episcopal Church, Poughkeepsie, NY, 11 foot long mural ; Dover Plains, NY, mural ; Samuel and Nettie Bowne Hospital, Poughkeepsie, NY, mural ; 

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Member: National Academy of Design, New York, NY, academician (1921-1956) ; Salmagundi Club, New York, NY, honorary artist member (1904-1956) ; Allied Artists of America, New York, NY, one of the original founders ; Dutchess County Art Association, Poughkeepsie, NY, former president ; American Water Color Society, New York, NY, member ; Kent Arts Association, Kent, CT ; 
Exhibited with: National Academy of Design, New York, NY (1921-1956) ; Salmagundi Club, New York, NY (1904-1956) ; Allied Artists of America, New York, NY ; Dutchess County Art Association, Poughkeepsie, NY ; American Water Color Society, New York, NY ; National Arts Club, New York, NY ; Kent Arts Association, Kent, CT ; 
Awards: Salmagundi Club, New York, NY, Charles Vezin (1858-1942) Prize, thumb-box (1913), Salmagundi Sketch prize (1928), Isadore prize (1930), Salmagundi prize for oil (1931) ; Allied Artists of America, New York, NY, Allied Artist prize (1930) ; National Arts Club, New York, NY, National Arts Club sketch prize (1931) ; 

Milestones: Best friends with artists: George Glenn Newell (1870-1947), Harry Franklin Waltman (1871-1951) and Walter C Hartson (1866-1946) ; 

Notes: Was 5′ 11″ tall ; 

 

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